Mississippi contains ten schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. Virginia College-Gulf Coast, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in MS, has a total student population of 500 and is the 1940th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 medical billing and coding schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antonelli College comes out as the most expensive ($19,503/yr), with Coahoma Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,529/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from Mississippi schools who go on to become medical billing and coding specialists, medical billing specialists, medical administrators, medical secretaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 170,580 people working as medical records and health information technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,880. Also, Emergency medical technicians and paramedics make on average $33,020 per year and there are about 217,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 1,570 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $26,210. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $26,460/yr and there are 2,250 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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