Oakdale has a total population of 8,075 and a student population of 5,532. Of these students, 5,532 are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare management programs.
The largest healthcare management school in Oakdale, by student population, is Dowling College. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from Dowling College with credentials in healthcare management.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a healthcare management degree from one of Oakdale's healthcare management schools. In 2009 tuition at healthcare management schools in Oakdale was $22,850 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for healthcare management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Oakdale-based healthcare management schools, you will have an added expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,950.
Many healthcare management graduates choose to work as healthcare managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oakdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 27,280 healthcare managers in New York, 3,870 were working in the greater Oakdale area. By the year 2018, the number of healthcare managers is expected to increase by 5% in Oakdale. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare managers.