Mount Pleasant has a general population of 25,946 and an overall student population of 27,472. Approximately 27,247 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
The largest healthcare administration school in Mount Pleasant, by student population, is Central Michigan University. In 2010, Central Michigan University graduated approximately 189 students from its healthcare administration program.
A reported 189 students graduated with credentials in healthcare administration in Mount Pleasant in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Mount Pleasant's healthcare administration schools was $20,297 per year for instate students and $33,797 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a healthcare administration program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Pleasant-based healthcare administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many healthcare administration graduates choose to work as healthcare administrators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,560 healthcare administrators in Michigan, 900 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. Mount Pleasant's healthcare administrator workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
As a healthcare administrator in Mount Pleasant, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,480 per year. This is lower than the average salary for healthcare administrators in the state.