Healthcare Administration in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Healthcare Administration Programs in South Dakota


Each year, approximately 0.3% of South Dakota graduates receive degrees in healthcare administration. Thus, South Dakota's 8 healthcare administration schools put out approximately 68 healthcare administrators each year.

Top Schools

National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in South Dakota that has a healthcare administration program. It is located in Ellsworth AFB. 1 students graduated with a degree in healthcare administration from National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension in 2010. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension charged in-state students $6,800 in tuition fees per year.

Western Dakota Technical Institute, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in South Dakota that has a healthcare administration program. It is located in Rapid City. In 2010, Western Dakota Technical Institute graduated 16 students from its healthcare administration program. Tuition at Western Dakota Technical Institute was $4,860 per year.

Presentation College, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a healthcare administration program. It is located in Aberdeen. 5 students graduated with degree in healthcare administration from Presentation College in 2010. Students at Presentation College paid $15,135 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Healthcare administration schools in South Dakota, charge students an average tuition of $10,064 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $15,660 per year, or as little as $3,606 per year. In 2010, the healthcare administration schools that charged the highest tuition rates in South Dakota were:

  1. Globe University-Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $15,660 per year
  2. Presentation College - located in Aberdeen, students are charged $15,135 per year
  3. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year

The healthcare administration schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in South Dakota were:

  1. Southeast Technical Institute - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $3,606 per year
  2. Western Dakota Technical Institute - located in Rapid City, students are charged $4,860 per year
  3. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension - located in Ellsworth AFB, students are charged $6,800 per year

A healthcare administration degree from a South Dakota school... what next?

The highest percentage of healthcare administration graduates in South Dakota pursue careers as a healthcare administrator. South Dakota had 590 healthcare administrators in 2010. The largest populations of South Dakota healthcare administrators are working in the following counties:

  1. Lincoln County - 210 healthcare administrators
  2. Beadle County - 170 healthcare administrators
  3. Meade County - 80 healthcare administrators

Salary

On average, healthcare administrators earn $83,350 per year. In 2010, however, some South Dakota healthcare administrators earned as little as less than $50,590 per year or as much as more than $132,620 per year. The counties in South Dakota with the highest average salary for a healthcare administrator are:

  1. Lincoln County - $92,030 per year
  2. Bennett County - $87,320 per year
  3. Meade County - $84,960 per year

A healthcare administrator in the following counties in South Dakota make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Aurora County - $67,160 per year
  2. Beadle County - $78,490 per year
  3. Meade County - $84,960 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional South Dakota statistics regarding a career in healthcare administration. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as health information management or health science.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Healthcare Administration in South Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration in South Dakota
  • Certificate in Healthcare Administration in South Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,564 miles from location Southeast Technical Institute Sioux Falls SD 19.5942 n/a 2,489
6,879 miles from location National American University-Rapid City Rapid City SD 12.6507 n/a 1,973
6,877 miles from location Western Dakota Technical Institute Rapid City SD 21.9694 53% 1,152
6,564 miles from location Colorado Technical University Sioux Falls SD 10.9095 n/a 1,060
6,636 miles from location Presentation College Aberdeen SD 21.2999 58% 679
6,564 miles from location National American University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 6.11863 n/a 554
6,565 miles from location Globe University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD n/a n/a 336
0 miles from location National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension Ellsworth AFB SD 27.8425 n/a 329
 

Curious what studying Healthcare Administration gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical and Health Services Managers + 590 $83,350 -7.8%
 

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