Healthcare Management in Alabama

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Schools Offering Healthcare Management Programs in Alabama


Around 0.1% of Alabama's graduates graduate from healthcare management degree programs every year. Thus, Alabama's 4 healthcare management schools put out approximately 94 healthcare managers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alabama that has a healthcare management program is The University of Alabama. The University of Alabama, which was ranked 60th in the country in 2010, is located in Tuscaloosa. 57 students graduated with a degree in healthcare management from The University of Alabama in 2010. The University of Alabama charged in-state students $7,900 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Alabama with a healthcare management program is University of Alabama at Birmingham, which is located in Birmingham. In 2010, it was ranked 72nd nationwide. In 2010, 23 students graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham healthcare management program. University of Alabama at Birmingham charged in-state students $5,806 in tuition fees per year.

Alabama State University, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Alabama that has a healthcare management program. It is located in Montgomery. 14 students graduated with degree in healthcare management from Alabama State University in 2010. Tuition at Alabama State University was $7,164 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alabama healthcare management school, average tuition will be $7,978 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,806 per year to $11,040 per year. In 2010, the following Alabama healthcare management schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $11,040 per year
  2. The University of Alabama - located in Tuscaloosa, students are charged $7,900 per year
  3. Alabama State University - located in Montgomery, students are charged $7,164 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Alabama healthcare management schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham - located in Birmingham, students are charged $5,806 per year
  2. Alabama State University - located in Montgomery, students are charged $7,164 per year
  3. The University of Alabama - located in Tuscaloosa, students are charged $7,900 per year

A healthcare management degree from an Alabama school... what next?

The highest percentage of healthcare management graduates in Alabama pursue careers as a healthcare manager. 2,160 healthcare managers were working in Alabama in 2010. The Alabama counties with the largest populations of healthcare managers are:

  1. Bibb County - 680 healthcare managers
  2. Mobile County - 240 healthcare managers
  3. Autauga County - 190 healthcare managers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of healthcare managers in Alabama will grow by 11%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,930 healthcare managers working in Alabama.

Salary

A healthcare manager in Alabama makes an average of $89,420 per year. However, this number is only an average. healthcare managers in Alabama had varying salaries from $38,690 to $160,400 per year in 2010. On average a healthcare manager earns the most in the following Alabama counties:

  1. Geneva County - $108,390 per year
  2. Mobile County - $103,030 per year
  3. Bibb County - $95,580 per year

The following counties in Alabama have the lowest average salaries for healthcare managers:

  1. Cullman County - $75,040 per year
  2. Limestone County - $76,200 per year
  3. Chambers County - $76,300 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Alabama statistics regarding a career in healthcare management and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as healthcare management or business management.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,083 miles from location The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL 39.7481 46% 28,699
6,040 miles from location University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham AL 27.7966 41% 16,874
6,009 miles from location Alabama State University Montgomery AL 19.3684 35% 5,564
6,033 miles from location University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus Birmingham AL 3.34677 n/a 341
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical and Health Services Managers + 2,160 $89,420 -23.4%
 

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