Oakdale has a general population of 1,551 and an overall student population of 2,192. Approximately 2,192 of Oakdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Pittsburgh Technical Institute is the largest healthcare administration school in Oakdale, based on student population and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSA). Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from Pittsburgh Technical Institute with credentials in healthcare administration.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree in Oakdale. In 2009 tuition at healthcare administration schools in Oakdale was $14,400 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,160 for healthcare administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,625 per year, on average, for room and board at Oakdale-based healthcare administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,673.
If you decide to work as a healthcare administrator in Oakdale, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 healthcare administrators in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Oakdale area. By the year 2018, the number of healthcare administrators is expected to increase by 8% in Oakdale. 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 Oakdale is $77,510 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare administrators state-wide.