With an overall population of 1,942 and a student population of 2,165, approximately 1,244 of Montgomery students attend one of Montgomery's schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
The largest healthcare administration school in Montgomery, by student population, is West Virginia University Institute of Technology. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Healthcare Administration program at West Virginia University Institute of Technology.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree from one of Montgomery's healthcare administration schools. Tuition in 2009 at Montgomery's healthcare administration schools was $15,844 per year for instate students and $23,944 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,178 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Montgomery-based healthcare administration schools, you will have an added expense of $5,944 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in healthcare administration, if you decide to work as a healthcare administrator in Montgomery, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,800 healthcare administrators in West Virginia, 300 were working in the greater Montgomery area. Montgomery's healthcare administrator workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. 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 Montgomery is $66,630 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare administrators state-wide.