With an overall population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565, approximately 29,934 of Knoxville students attend one of Knoxville's schools that offer healthcare management programs.
Of the 1 healthcare management schools in Knoxville, the largest healthcare management school, by student population, is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Healthcare Management program at The University of Tennessee.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a healthcare management degree in Knoxville. If you decide to attend one of Knoxville's healthcare management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in instate tuition and $36,098 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,366 for healthcare management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Knoxville-based healthcare management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in healthcare management, if you decide to work as a healthcare manager in Knoxville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 healthcare managers in Tennessee were working in the greater Knoxville area. Knoxville's healthcare manager workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. 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 Knoxville is $71,710 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare managers state-wide.