If you decide that you want to get a health information degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 health information schools in Dallas, Texas. With an overall population of 1,188,580 and a student population of 78,238, approximately 17,275 of Dallas students attend one of Dallas's schools that offer health information programs.
The largest health information school in Dallas, by student population, is Mountain View College. In 2010, Mountain View College graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in health information.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in health information in Dallas in 2010. If you decide to attend a health information school in Dallas, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,230.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for health information related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Dallas after graduating from health information school, you should know that job prospects for health information technicians in Dallas, which is the most popular health information profession, are good. There were 13,120 health information technicians working in Texas and 2,570 working in the greater Dallas area in 2010. Dallas's health information technician workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
As a health information technician in Dallas, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,080 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health information technicians in the state.