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Schools Offering Health Information Programs in Mississippi


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Mississippi receive health information degrees every year. Thus, Mississippi's 4 health information schools put out approximately 35 health information technicians each year.

Top Schools

Hinds Community College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a health information program. It is located in Raymond. In 2010, Hinds Community College graduated 12 students from its health information program. The tuition rate at Hinds Community College was $2,060 per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi with a health information program is Itawamba Community College, which is located in Fulton. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Itawamba Community College health information program. Tuition at Itawamba Community College was $1,680 per year.

The third-ranked school in Mississippi with a health information program is Southwest Mississippi Community College, which is located in Summit. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. In 2010, Southwest Mississippi Community College graduated 6 students from its health information programs. Students at Southwest Mississippi Community College paid $2,090 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Mississippi's health information schools ranges from $2,230 per year to $1,680 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,015 per year. In 2010, the following Mississippi health information schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Meridian Community College - located in Meridian, students are charged $2,230 per year
  2. Southwest Mississippi Community College - located in Summit, students are charged $2,090 per year
  3. Hinds Community College - located in Raymond, students are charged $2,060 per year

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

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. Hinds Community College - located in Raymond, students are charged $2,060 per year
  3. Southwest Mississippi Community College - located in Summit, students are charged $2,090 per year

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

The highest percentage of health information graduates in Mississippi pursue careers as a health information technician. 2,020 health information technicians were working in Mississippi in 2010. In Mississippi, the largest numbers of health information technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Copiah County - 440 health information technicians
  2. Alcorn County - 420 health information technicians
  3. Adams County - 250 health information technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of health information technicians in the state of Mississippi will grow to 3,210. This would require a 19% growth in the profession.

Salary

A health information technician in Mississippi makes an average of $27,230 per year. In 2010, however, some Mississippi health information technicians earned as little as less than $15,960 per year or as much as more than $48,950 per year. A health information technician in the following Mississippi counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Hancock County - $32,190 per year
  2. Copiah County - $29,190 per year
  3. Clarke County - $27,580 per year

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

  1. Attala County - $24,330 per year
  2. Forrest County - $24,880 per year
  3. Adams County - $25,500 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Mississippi 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 Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,249 miles from location Hinds Community College Raymond MS 19.3052 n/a 11,752
6,134 miles from location Itawamba Community College Fulton MS 18.9111 n/a 7,596
6,151 miles from location Meridian Community College Meridian MS 17.2041 n/a 3,949
6,251 miles from location Southwest Mississippi Community College Summit MS 17.3155 n/a 2,119
 

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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 + 2,020 $27,230 -13.7%
 

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