Gainesville has a general population of 25,578 and an overall student population of 2,841. Approximately 2,760 of Gainesville's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Of the 1 healthcare administration schools in Gainesville, the largest healthcare administration school, by student population, is Brenau University. In 2010, Brenau University graduated approximately 11 students from its healthcare administration program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree from one of Gainesville's healthcare administration schools. In 2009 tuition at healthcare administration schools in Gainesville was $19,356 per year, on average.
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 administration program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus at one of the Gainesville-based healthcare administration schools, you will have an added expense of $9,772 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,056.
Many healthcare administration graduates choose to work as healthcare administrators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gainesville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 44 healthcare administrators in Georgia were working in the greater Gainesville area. The government projects that the number of healthcare administrators in Gainesville will increase by 29% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Gainesville is $79,420 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare administrators state-wide.