With an overall population of 45,504 and a student population of 7,222, approximately 5,701 of Joplin students attend one of Joplin's schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
The largest healthcare administration school in Joplin, by student population, is Missouri Southern State University. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Missouri Southern State University with credentials in healthcare administration.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in healthcare administration from healthcare administration schools in Joplin in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,980 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Joplin healthcare administration schools was an average of $17,982 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for healthcare administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board at Joplin-based healthcare administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,080.
If you decide to work as a healthcare administrator in Joplin, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 healthcare administrators in Missouri were working in the greater Joplin area. The government projects that the number of healthcare administrators in Joplin will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
As a healthcare administrator in Joplin, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,320 per year. This is higher than the average salary for healthcare administrators in the state.