Bluefield has a general population of 11,451 and an overall student population of 1,989. Approximately 1,989 of Bluefield's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Of the 1 healthcare administration schools in Bluefield, the largest healthcare administration school, by student population, is Bluefield State College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Healthcare Administration program at Bluefield State College.
If you decide to attend a healthcare administration school in Bluefield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,596.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Bluefield after graduating from healthcare administration school, you should know that job prospects for healthcare administrators in Bluefield, which is the most popular healthcare administration profession, are average. In 2010, there were 1,800 healthcare administrators in West Virginia. Of these healthcare administrators, 310 were working in the greater Bluefield area. By the year 2018, the number of healthcare administrators is expected to increase by 8% in Bluefield. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Bluefield is $66,390 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for healthcare administrators.