Alaska contains one school that offers medical technologist programs. University of Alaska Anchorage has a total student population of 17,276 and is the 511th highest ranked school in America.
Medical Technologist students from Alaska schools who go on to become medical technologists, medical informatics specialists, medical technicians, health information technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. 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 Alaska alone, there are 510 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $43,920. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $64,030/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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