Hastings has a total population of 24,064 and a student population of 1,173. Of these students, 1,154 are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Of the 1 healthcare administration schools in Hastings, the largest healthcare administration school, by student population, is Hastings College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Hastings College with credentials in healthcare administration.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree from one of Hastings's healthcare administration schools. In 2009 tuition at healthcare administration schools in Hastings was $21,782 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Hastings-based healthcare administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Hastings after graduating from healthcare administration school, you should know that job prospects for healthcare administrators in Hastings, which is the most popular healthcare administration profession, are good. There were 2,120 healthcare administrators working in Nebraska and 220 working in the greater Hastings area in 2010. The number of healthcare administrators in Hastings is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Hastings is $71,390 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for healthcare administrators.