Savannah has a general population of 131,510 and an overall student population of 26,747. Approximately 7,538 of Savannah's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
The largest healthcare administration school in Savannah, by student population, is Armstrong Atlantic State University. In 2010, Armstrong Atlantic State University graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in healthcare administration.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in healthcare administration from healthcare administration schools in Savannah in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Savannah's healthcare administration schools was $18,081 per year for instate students and $27,369 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for healthcare administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Savannah-based healthcare administration schools, you will have an added expense of $6,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,076.
If you plan on staying in Savannah after graduating from healthcare administration school, you should know that job prospects for healthcare administrators in Savannah, which is the most popular healthcare administration profession, are good. There were 10,570 healthcare administrators working in Georgia and 520 working in the greater Savannah area in 2010. The government projects that the number of healthcare administrators in Savannah 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 Savannah is $75,800 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare administrators state-wide.