Massachusetts contains three schools that offer medical informatics programs. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking medical informatics school in MA, has a total student population of 10,384 and is the 12th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical informatics schools in Massachusetts, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Massachusetts Institute of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $18,756/yr.
Medical Informatics students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become medical informatics specialists, medical assistants, medical billing specialists, 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, within the medical informatics schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical informatics, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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