Minnesota contains six schools that offer medical office programs. Herzing College, the highest-ranking medical office school in MN, has a total student population of 328 and is the 2140th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 medical office schools in Minnesota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Herzing College comes out as the most expensive ($19,031/yr), with Saint Cloud Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,116/yr.
Medical Office students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 3,140 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $41,730. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $97,890/yr and there are 6,080 employed.
Also, within the medical office schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical office, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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