Rome has a general population of 34,980 and an overall student population of 12,418. Approximately 5,994 of Rome's students are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
Rome's largest health information school is Georgia Northwestern Technical College. In 2010, Georgia Northwestern Technical College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in health information.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a health information degree from one of Rome's health information schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,043 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,460 for health information related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in health information, if you decide to work as a health information technician in Rome, your job prospects are good. There were 4,530 health information technicians working in Georgia and 70 working in the greater Rome area in 2010. The number of health information technicians in Rome is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
As a health information technician in Rome, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,730 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health information technicians in the state.