Miami, Florida has 2 health information management schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in health information management. Miami has a total population of 362,470 and a student population of 150,768. Of these students, 39,911 are enrolled in schools that offer health information management programs.
Miami's largest health information management school is New Professions Technical Institute. Approximately 54 students graduated in 2010 from New Professions Technical Institute with credentials in health information management.
In 2010, 73 students graduated with a health information management certificate in Miami. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,654 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Miami health information management schools was an average of $34,054 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,048 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health information management program in Miami. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board at Miami-based health information management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,304.
Many health information management graduates choose to work as health information technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Miami, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 health information technicians in Florida were working in the greater Miami area. Miami's health information technician workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health information technician in Miami is $26,010 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health information technicians.
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