Health Information in Missouri

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Schools Offering Health Information Programs in Missouri


Around 0.1% of Missouri's graduates graduate from health information degree programs every year. That means an estimated 97 health information technicians graduate from Missouri's 17 health information schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri with a health information program is Cox College, which is located in Springfield. In 2010, it was ranked 58th nationwide. no students graduated with a degree in health information from Cox College in 2010. Tuition at Cox College was $11,577 per year.

Franklin Technology-MSSU, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a health information program. It is located in Joplin. 13 students graduated with degree in health information from Franklin Technology-MSSU in 2010.

North Central Missouri College, which is located in Trenton, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a health information program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. North Central Missouri College charged in-state students $2,550 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Missouri's health information schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,206 per year, though tuition can range from $13,700 per year to $1,920 per year. The Missouri health information schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Pinnacle Career Institute - located in Kansas City, students are charged $13,700 per year
  2. Pinnacle Career Institute - located in Kansas City, students are charged $13,700 per year
  3. National American University-Independence - located in Independence, students are charged $12,565 per year

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

  1. St Charles Community College - located in Saint Peters, students are charged $1,920 per year
  2. Ozarks Technical Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $2,352 per year
  3. State Fair Community College - located in Sedalia, students are charged $2,460 per year

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

The highest percentage of health information graduates in Missouri pursue careers as a health information technician. 3,750 health information technicians were working in Missouri in 2010. In Missouri, the largest numbers of health information technicians work in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 1,720 health information technicians
  2. Franklin County - 1,550 health information technicians
  3. Audrain County - 260 health information technicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 5,040 health information technicians will be working in Missouri state. This would require the number of health information technicians to grow by 11%.

Salary

A health information technician in Missouri makes an average of $32,880 per year. However, Missouri health information technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,660 per year to more than $64,370 per year in 2010. The counties in Missouri with the highest average salary for a health information technician are:

  1. Callaway County - $38,260 per year
  2. Franklin County - $34,750 per year
  3. Christian County - $33,610 per year

A health information technician in the following counties in Missouri make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Adair County - $25,970 per year
  2. Alexander County - $27,730 per year
  3. Butler County - $29,270 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in health information in Missouri and to compare salaries with various related fields such as health science or medical coding, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,482 miles from location American College of Technology Saint Joseph MO n/a n/a n/a
6,407 miles from location Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield MO 11.4627 n/a 12,884
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis MO 9.06966 n/a 8,207
6,259 miles from location St Charles Community College Saint Peters MO 10.8568 n/a 7,814
6,479 miles from location Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph MO 17.4939 n/a 5,703
6,472 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Kansas City MO 9.3452 n/a 4,656
6,401 miles from location State Fair Community College Sedalia MO 16.3254 n/a 4,263
6,416 miles from location North Central Missouri College Trenton MO 22.466 n/a 1,802
6,471 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Kansas City MO 21.7884 n/a 919
6,459 miles from location National American University-Independence Independence MO 10.1099 n/a 747
6,471 miles from location University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus Kansas City MO 7.71755 n/a 635
6,406 miles from location Cox College Springfield MO 41.9327 60% 497
6,250 miles from location University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus Maryland Heights MO 5.45973 n/a 462
6,476 miles from location National American University-Zona Rosa Kansas City MO 1.2034 n/a 458
6,471 miles from location Franklin Technology-MSSU Joplin MO 31.8145 n/a 226
6,475 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Kansas City MO n/a n/a 148
0 miles from location University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 3.68541 n/a 143
 

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 + 3,750 $32,880 -25.0%
 

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