With an overall population of 34,733 and a student population of 30,803, approximately 30,803 of San Marcos students attend one of San Marcos's schools that offer healthcare management programs.
Texas State University-San Marcos is the largest healthcare management school in San Marcos, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 31 students graduated from the Healthcare Management program at Texas State University-San Marcos.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a healthcare management degree from one of San Marcos's healthcare management schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,148 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Marcos healthcare management schools was an average of $24,796 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a healthcare management program in San Marcos. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,392 per year, on average, for room and board at San Marcos-based healthcare management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,278.
If you plan on staying in San Marcos after graduating from healthcare management school, you should know that job prospects for healthcare managers in San Marcos, which is the most popular healthcare management profession, are good. In 2010, there were 20,570 healthcare managers in Texas. Of these healthcare managers, 850 were working in the greater San Marcos area. By the year 2018, the number of healthcare managers is expected to increase by 24% in San Marcos. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare manager in San Marcos is $76,540 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare managers state-wide.