Nashville has a total population of 545,524 and a student population of 53,757. Of these students, 8,824 are enrolled in schools that offer health information management programs.
Of the 1 health information management schools in Nashville, the largest health information management school, by student population, is Tennessee State University. In 2010, Tennessee State University graduated approximately 14 students from its health information management program.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in health information management in Nashville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,204 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Nashville health information management schools was an average of $30,132 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for health information management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,610 per year, on average, for room and board at Nashville-based health information management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,914.
If you decide to work as a health information manager in Nashville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,180 health information managers in Tennessee. Of these health information managers, 1,730 were working in the greater Nashville area. Nashville's health information manager workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health information managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health information manager in Nashville is $80,850 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health information managers.