Hayward has a general population of 140,030 and an overall student population of 32,761. Approximately 14,749 of Hayward's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Of the 1 healthcare administration schools in Hayward, the largest healthcare administration school, by student population, is California State University-East Bay. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Healthcare Administration program at California State University-East Bay.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree in Hayward. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,931 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hayward healthcare administration schools was an average of $32,091 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,734 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hayward-based healthcare administration schools, you will have an added expense of $9,218 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,992.
If you decide to work as a healthcare administrator in Hayward, your job prospects are good. There were 28,300 healthcare administrators working in California and 2,540 working in the greater Hayward area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of healthcare administrators is expected to increase by 17% in Hayward. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Hayward is $101,070 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare administrators state-wide.