Union has a total population of 54,405 and a student population of 17,065. Of these students, 15,051 are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare management programs.
Union's largest healthcare management school is Kean University. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Kean University with credentials in healthcare management.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in healthcare management in Union in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,184 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Union healthcare management schools was an average of $29,819 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a healthcare management program in Union. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
If you decide to work as a healthcare manager in Union, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 healthcare managers in New Jersey were working in the greater Union area. By the year 2018, the number of healthcare managers is expected to increase by 7% in Union. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare manager in Union is $99,400 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare managers state-wide.