Marietta has a general population of 58,748 and an overall student population of 20,408. Approximately 11,391 of Marietta's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Chattahoochee Technical College is the largest health science school in Marietta, based on student population. In 2010, Chattahoochee Technical College graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in health science.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a health science certificate from one of Marietta's health science schools. In 2009 tuition at health science schools in Marietta was $2,792 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for health science related books and supplies every year.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marietta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 66,610 health science professionals in Georgia, 33,790 were working in the greater Marietta area. The number of health science professionals in Marietta is expected to increase by 35% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Marietta, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.