Thatcher has a general population of 4,022 and an overall student population of 7,241. Approximately 7,241 of Thatcher's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Thatcher's largest medical transcription school is Eastern Arizona College. In 2010, Eastern Arizona College graduated approximately 2 students from its medical transcription program.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription from medical transcription schools in Thatcher in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Thatcher's medical transcription schools was $11,538 per year for instate students and $18,138 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $885 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical transcription program in Thatcher. And if you live on campus at one of the Thatcher-based medical transcription schools, you will have an added expense of $5,075 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,049.
After graduating with your credentials in medical transcription, if you decide to work as a medical transcriptionist in Thatcher, your job prospects are average. Thatcher's medical transcriptionist workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.