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Schools Offering Health Information Programs in Michigan


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Michigan receive health information degrees every year. Thus, Michigan's 15 health information schools put out approximately 281 health information technicians each year.

Top Schools

Ferris State University, which is located in Big Rapids, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a health information program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Ferris State University graduated 32 students from its health information program. Students at Ferris State University paid $9,930 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Michigan that has a health information program is Gogebic Community College. Gogebic Community College, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Ironwood. Students at Gogebic Community College paid $3,340 per year in tuition fees.

Davenport University, which is located in Grand Rapids, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a health information program. It received a ranking of 82nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Davenport University graduated 91 students from its health information programs. Students at Davenport University paid $11,964 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Michigan's health information schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,359 per year, though tuition can range from $11,964 per year to $2,156 per year. The Michigan health information schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Davenport University - located in Grand Rapids, students are charged $11,964 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus - located in Grand Rapids, students are charged $11,880 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus - located in Troy, students are charged $11,880 per year

The following Michigan health information schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Mid Michigan Community College - located in Harrison, students are charged $2,156 per year
  2. Macomb Community College - located in Warren, students are charged $2,580 per year
  3. Mott Community College - located in Flint, students are charged $2,602 per year

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

A large number of Michigan health information graduates become health information technicians. In 2010, there were 4,700 health information technicians working in Michigan. The Michigan counties with the largest populations of health information technicians are:

  1. Lapeer County - 970 health information technicians
  2. Wayne County - 680 health information technicians
  3. Washtenaw County - 510 health information technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of health information technicians in the state of Michigan will grow to 5,990. This would require a 15% growth in the profession.

Salary

A health information technician in Michigan earns $35,620 per year on average. But, salaries for health information technicians can vary. In 2010, health information technicians made as little as less than $17,720 per year or as much as more than $57,010 per year in Michigan. On average a health information technician earns the most in the following Michigan counties:

  1. Allegan County - $39,360 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $38,860 per year
  3. Jackson County - $38,790 per year

The Michigan counties with the lowest average salary for health information technicians are:

  1. Saginaw County - $27,740 per year
  2. Alcona County - $27,840 per year
  3. Alger County - $30,890 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in health information. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Information in Michigan
  • Certificate in Health Information in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,867 miles from location Macomb Community College Warren MI 13.6456 n/a 24,376
5,999 miles from location Ferris State University Big Rapids MI 29.008 35% 13,865
5,890 miles from location Schoolcraft College Livonia MI 14.2976 n/a 13,042
5,905 miles from location Mott Community College Flint MI 10.8541 n/a 12,151
5,998 miles from location Davenport University Grand Rapids MI 17.9777 42% 11,507
5,906 miles from location Baker College of Flint Flint MI 8.69426 n/a 7,277
5,864 miles from location Baker College of Clinton Township Clinton Township MI 8.1289 n/a 6,455
5,964 miles from location Mid Michigan Community College Harrison MI 6.14891 n/a 4,767
5,878 miles from location Baker College of Allen Park Allen Park MI 5.74475 n/a 3,384
6,024 miles from location Southwestern Michigan College Dowagiac MI 12.9702 n/a 2,970
6,084 miles from location Bay de Noc Community College Escanaba MI 15.597 n/a 2,742
5,941 miles from location Baker College of Jackson Jackson MI 10.4155 n/a 2,432
5,877 miles from location University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus Troy MI 7.14524 n/a 2,255
6,232 miles from location Gogebic Community College Ironwood MI 24.1512 n/a 1,162
6,006 miles from location University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus Grand Rapids MI 7.2655 n/a 453
 

Curious what studying Health Information gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Michigan

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 4,700 $35,620 -2.5%
 

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