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Schools Offering Health Information Programs in Kentucky


Around 0.1% of Kentucky's graduates graduate from health information degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 94 health information technicians graduate from Kentucky's 6 health information schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kentucky with a health information program is ATA College, which is located in Louisville. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. In 2010, ATA College graduated 42 students from its health information program. ATA College charged in-state students $11,775 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Kentucky with a health information program is Western Kentucky University, which is located in Bowling Green. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. In 2010, Western Kentucky University graduated 10 students from its health information program. The tuition rate at Western Kentucky University was $7,560 per year.

The third-ranked school in Kentucky with a health information program is Daymar College-Paducah Main, which is located in Paducah. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Daymar College-Paducah Main health information program. Students at Daymar College-Paducah Main paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kentucky health information school, average tuition will be $8,164 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,200 per year to $15,960 per year. The Kentucky health information schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Spencerian College - located in Louisville, students are charged $15,960 per year
  2. ATA College - located in Louisville, students are charged $11,775 per year
  3. National College-Lexington - located in Lexington, students are charged $10,489 per year

The health information schools in Kentucky that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Jefferson Community and Technical College - located in Louisville, students are charged $3,200 per year
  2. Western Kentucky University - located in Bowling Green, students are charged $7,560 per year
  3. National College-Lexington - located in Lexington, students are charged $10,489 per year

A health information degree from a Kentucky school... what next?

A large number of Kentucky health information graduates become health information technicians. If you decide to work as a health information technician in Kentucky, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,720 Kentucky health information technicians as of 2010. The largest populations of Kentucky health information technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 850 health information technicians
  2. Bourbon County - 410 health information technicians
  3. Adair County - 230 health information technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of health information technicians in the state of Kentucky will grow to 3,620. This would require a 18% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a health information technician earns a salary of $31,740 per year in Kentucky state. In 2010, however, some Kentucky health information technicians earned as little as less than $16,410 per year or as much as more than $56,270 per year. The counties in Kentucky with the highest average salary for a health information technician are:

  1. Hardin County - $36,530 per year
  2. Bourbon County - $36,220 per year
  3. Edmonson County - $33,920 per year

On average, health information technicians earns the least in the following Kentucky counties:

  1. Bell County - $25,650 per year
  2. Daviess County - $26,380 per year
  3. Adair County - $29,060 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kentucky statistics regarding a career in health information and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as health science or medical coding.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Health Information in Kentucky
  • Certificate in Health Information in Kentucky

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,029 miles from location Western Kentucky University Bowling Green KY 30.5056 47% 20,712
5,994 miles from location Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville KY 11.4553 n/a 14,991
5,921 miles from location National College-Lexington Lexington KY 18.495 n/a 3,702
5,998 miles from location Spencerian College Louisville KY 22.463 n/a 1,281
5,984 miles from location ATA College Louisville KY 35.5782 100% 450
6,150 miles from location Daymar College-Paducah Main Paducah KY 30.1324 n/a 289
 

Curious what studying Health Information gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 2,720 $31,740 9.2%
 

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