Oklahoma contains twelve schools that offer medical transcription programs. Kiamichi Technology Center-Hugo, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in OK, has a total student population of 144 and is the 1150th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 medical transcription schools in Oklahoma, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Heritage College comes out as the most expensive ($24,934/yr), with Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester as the lowest recorded at only $1,310/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 6,120 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $25,950. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $27,850/yr and there are 1,170 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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