Nebraska contains two schools that offer medical transcription programs. Omaha School of Massage Therapy, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in NE, has a total student population of 104 and is the 780th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical transcription schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Omaha School of Massage Therapy comes out as the most expensive ($14,010/yr), with Metropolitan Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $6,723/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Nebraska schools who go on to become medical transcriptionists, medical assistants, medical billing specialists, medical secretaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 82,810 people working as medical transcriptionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,350. Also, Medical assistants make on average $29,450 per year and there are about 495,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nebraska alone, there are 3,320 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $28,160. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $30,090/yr and there are 870 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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