Tampa, Florida has 2 health information schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in health information. With an overall population of 303,447 and a student population of 95,910, approximately 27,801 of Tampa students attend one of Tampa's schools that offer health information programs.
Tampa's largest health information school is Hillsborough Community College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Hillsborough Community College with credentials in health information.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a health information certificate from one of Tampa's health information schools. Tuition in 2009 at Tampa's health information schools was $17,234 per year for instate students and $24,164 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,950 for health information related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,391 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,260.
If you plan on staying in Tampa after graduating from health information school, you should know that job prospects for health information technicians in Tampa, which is the most popular health information profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 health information technicians in Florida were working in the greater Tampa area. The government projects that the number of health information technicians in Tampa will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
As a health information technician in Tampa, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,020 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health information technicians in the state.
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