Oklahoma contains five schools that offer medical billing programs. Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria, the highest-ranking medical billing school in OK, has a total student population of 424 and is the 1275th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 medical billing schools in Oklahoma, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Meridian Technology Center comes out as the most expensive ($15,852/yr), with Chisholm Trail Technology Center as the lowest recorded at only $9,864/yr.
Medical Billing students from Oklahoma schools who go on to become medical billing specialists, medical administrators, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 2,720 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $26,980. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $30,190/yr and there are 2,970 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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