With an overall population of 4,856 and a student population of 3,383, approximately 3,383 of Big Stone Gap students attend one of Big Stone Gap's schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Of the 1 healthcare administration schools in Big Stone Gap, the largest healthcare administration school, by student population, is Mountain Empire Community College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Mountain Empire Community College with credentials in healthcare administration.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a healthcare administration certificate in Big Stone Gap. In 2009 tuition at healthcare administration schools in Big Stone Gap was $2,297 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in healthcare administration, if you decide to work as a healthcare administrator in Big Stone Gap, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,430 healthcare administrators in Virginia, 210 were working in the greater Big Stone Gap area. The government projects that the number of healthcare administrators in Big Stone Gap will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Big Stone Gap is $66,920 per year, which is lower than the average for healthcare administrators state-wide.