In Alabama an estimated 37 students graduate from health information management schools every year. If you too are interested in studying health information management, Alabama has 2 health information management schools from which you can choose. You can expect to pay an average of $5,782 per year in tuition for a degree in health information management in Alabama state.
University of Alabama at Birmingham is the largest health information management school in the state of Alabama, based on number of students. It is located in Birmingham. Approximately 23 students graduated with a health information management degree from University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2009, which is 62% of the total state health information management graduates for that year. Tuition at University of Alabama at Birmingham, was $5,096 per year in 2010.
A majority of those with an education in health information management pursue a career as a health information technician. If after graduation, you are planning on working in Alabama, it is important to know that the job outlook for health information management graduates in the state is good. An estimated 2,980 health information technicians are in Alabama state. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 14%, or to 3,420 health information technicians.
As a health information technician in Alabama you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $18,610 per year to more than $43,647 per year. Health Information Technicians in Alabama earn a median yearly salary of $26,803.
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