With an overall population of 48,950 and a student population of 24,802, approximately 22,529 of Harrisburg students attend one of Harrisburg's schools that offer health information programs.
The largest health information school in Harrisburg, by student population, is Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg. In 2010, Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in health information.
In 2009 tuition at health information schools in Harrisburg was $3,480 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for health information related books and supplies each year.
Many health information graduates choose to work as health information technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Harrisburg, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 health information technicians in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Harrisburg area. The number of health information technicians in Harrisburg is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health information technician in Harrisburg is $30,760 per year, which is higher than the average for health information technicians state-wide.