Dallas has a general population of 2,557 and an overall student population of 2,736. Approximately 2,736 of Dallas's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Misericordia University is the largest healthcare administration school in Dallas, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Healthcare Administration program at Misericordia University.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in healthcare administration from healthcare administration schools in Dallas in 2010. If you decide to attend a healthcare administration school in Dallas, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,050.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dallas-based healthcare administration schools, you will have an added expense of $10,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,650.
After graduating with your credentials in healthcare administration, if you decide to work as a healthcare administrator in Dallas, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 14,200 healthcare administrators in Pennsylvania. Of these healthcare administrators, 590 were working in the greater Dallas area. Dallas's healthcare administrator workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Dallas is $64,820 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for healthcare administrators.