With an overall population of 45,386 and a student population of 26,450, approximately 21,184 of Normal students attend one of Normal's schools that offer healthcare management programs.
Of the 1 healthcare management schools in Normal, the largest healthcare management school, by student population, is Illinois State University. In 2010, Illinois State University graduated approximately 13 students from its healthcare management program.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in healthcare management in Normal in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,751 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Normal healthcare management schools was an average of $28,781 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,084 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a healthcare management program in Normal. And if you live on campus at one of the Normal-based healthcare management schools, you will have an added expense of $7,882 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many healthcare management graduates choose to work as healthcare managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Normal, your job prospects are good. There were 8,980 healthcare managers working in Illinois and 80 working in the greater Normal area in 2010. Normal's healthcare manager workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for healthcare managers.
As a healthcare manager in Normal, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,990 per year. This is higher than the average salary for healthcare managers in the state.