Arizona contains six schools that offer medical office programs. Apollo College-Phoenix Inc, the highest-ranking medical office school in AZ, has a total student population of 5,844 and is the 1504th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 medical office schools in Arizona, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Mesa comes out as the most expensive ($25,179/yr), with Phoenix College as the lowest recorded at only $8,058/yr.
Medical Office students from Arizona schools who go on to become medical office administrators, office administrators, medical billing specialists, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 2,510 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $38,210. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $78,740/yr and there are 6,120 employed.
Also, within the medical office schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from medical office, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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