Berkeley has a total population of 102,743 and a student population of 44,428. Of these students, 35,830 are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
The largest healthcare administration school in Berkeley, by student population, is University of California-Berkeley. In 2010, University of California-Berkeley graduated approximately 7 students from its healthcare administration program.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree from one of Berkeley's healthcare administration schools. Tuition in 2009 at Berkeley's healthcare administration schools was $28,312 per year for instate students and $50,981 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,307 for healthcare administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Berkeley-based healthcare administration schools, you will have an added expense of $15,308 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,133.
If you plan on staying in Berkeley after graduating from healthcare administration school, you should know that job prospects for healthcare administrators in Berkeley, which is the most popular healthcare administration profession, are good. In 2010, there were 28,300 healthcare administrators in California. Of these healthcare administrators, 2,540 were working in the greater Berkeley area. By the year 2018, the number of healthcare administrators is expected to increase by 17% in Berkeley. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
As a healthcare administrator in Berkeley, you can expect to make an average salary of $101,070 per year. This is higher than the average salary for healthcare administrators in the state.