With an overall population of 25,136 and a student population of 6,033, approximately 5,905 of Fort Dodge students attend one of Fort Dodge's schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Fort Dodge's largest healthcare administration school is Iowa Central Community College. In 2010, Iowa Central Community College graduated approximately 1 students from its healthcare administration program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree from one of Fort Dodge's healthcare administration schools. If you decide to attend one of Fort Dodge's healthcare administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,665 per year in instate tuition and $14,405 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,975 per year, on average, for room and board at Fort Dodge-based healthcare administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,290.
If you decide to work as a healthcare administrator in Fort Dodge, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,810 healthcare administrators in Iowa. Of these healthcare administrators, 360 were working in the greater Fort Dodge area. The government projects that the number of healthcare administrators in Fort Dodge will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
As a healthcare administrator in Fort Dodge, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,300 per year. This is lower than the average salary for healthcare administrators in the state.