Oceanside has a total population of 161,029 and a student population of 13,660. Of these students, 13,537 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Oceanside's largest health science school is MiraCosta College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Health Science program at MiraCosta College.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in health science from health science schools in Oceanside in 2010. In 2009 tuition at health science schools in Oceanside was $668 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Oceanside.
If you decide to work as a health science professional in Oceanside, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 236,400 health science professionals in California, 21,100 were working in the greater Oceanside area. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 25% in Oceanside. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Oceanside is $83,560 per year, which is higher than the average for health science professionals state-wide.