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Health Information Schools in Alabama

There are six Alabama schools offering health information programs. 88 students graduated from programs at Alabama health information schools in 2010. 37 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 27 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 82 students graduate from programs in this state in health information every year. This accounts for 1% of health information students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 24 students graduated with health information certificates, 27 with a degree at the associate's level, and 37 with a bachelor's level degree.

Six health information schools are in Alabama. Of these, while five schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a public health information school varies from $5,806 to $7,164.

Average tuition for health information programs is $6,208. The lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, while the highest tuition for programs in health information, which is $7,164 each year, is at Alabama State University.

Health information schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no undergraduate level students in health information sought masters level degrees.

Health Information Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 82 students graduate from programs in this state in health information every year. This accounts for 1% of health information students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 24 students graduated with health information certificates, 27 with a degree at the associate's level, and 37 with a bachelor's level degree.

Health Information Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 9
  • Certificate 2008: 7
  • Certificate 2009: 21
  • Certificate 2010: 24
  • Associate 2006: 21
  • Associate 2007: 38
  • Associate 2008: 44
  • Associate 2009: 34
  • Associate 2010: 27
  • Bachelor 2006: 30
  • Bachelor 2007: 34
  • Bachelor 2008: 25
  • Bachelor 2009: 29
  • Bachelor 2010: 37

Health Information Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in this state offer a total of eight programs in health information. Of these programs, close to 37.5% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Health Information Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 2

Information and Record Clerks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Information and Record Clerks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23220
  • 25th Percentile: 28440
  • Median: 38610
  • 75th Percentile: 45380
  • 90th Percentile: 51260

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18600
  • 25th Percentile: 21610
  • Median: 26600
  • 75th Percentile: 34140
  • 90th Percentile: 45590

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35790
  • 25th Percentile: 42960
  • Median: 52080
  • 75th Percentile: 61270
  • 90th Percentile: 78860

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20390
  • 25th Percentile: 22960
  • Median: 27100
  • 75th Percentile: 32100
  • 90th Percentile: 37670

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17800
  • 25th Percentile: 22320
  • Median: 28050
  • 75th Percentile: 33400
  • 90th Percentile: 37930

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44860
  • 25th Percentile: 58950
  • Median: 73970
  • 75th Percentile: 90540
  • 90th Percentile: 110410

Information and Record Clerks, All Other — Employment Trend

Information and Record Clerks, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28820
  • Median Salary 2007: 33430
  • Median Salary 2008: 35440
  • Median Salary 2009: 37850
  • Median Salary 2010: 38610
  • Total Employed 2006: 3040
  • Total Employed 2007: 2680
  • Total Employed 2008: 2320
  • Total Employed 2009: 2170
  • Total Employed 2010: 2020

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22130
  • Median Salary 2007: 23140
  • Median Salary 2008: 24900
  • Median Salary 2009: 26060
  • Median Salary 2010: 26600
  • Total Employed 2006: 3040
  • Total Employed 2007: 3070
  • Total Employed 2008: 2910
  • Total Employed 2009: 2710
  • Total Employed 2010: 2820

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54630
  • Median Salary 2007: 53930
  • Median Salary 2008: 59960
  • Median Salary 2009: 54730
  • Median Salary 2010: 52080
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22940
  • Median Salary 2007: 23210
  • Median Salary 2008: 24980
  • Median Salary 2009: 26320
  • Median Salary 2010: 27100
  • Total Employed 2006: 3320
  • Total Employed 2007: 2910
  • Total Employed 2008: 2910
  • Total Employed 2009: 2590
  • Total Employed 2010: 2880

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64110
  • Median Salary 2007: 67140
  • Median Salary 2008: 69720
  • Median Salary 2009: 70840
  • Median Salary 2010: 73970
  • Total Employed 2006: 7090
  • Total Employed 2007: 7190
  • Total Employed 2008: 6620
  • Total Employed 2009: 5630
  • Total Employed 2010: 5920

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25460
  • Median Salary 2007: 26900
  • Median Salary 2008: 27470
  • Median Salary 2009: 27910
  • Median Salary 2010: 28050
  • Total Employed 2006: 1600
  • Total Employed 2007: 1490
  • Total Employed 2008: 1550
  • Total Employed 2009: 1300
  • Total Employed 2010: 1200

Alabama vs National Health Information Employment

Alabama vs National Health Information Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.026% (15070)

Health Information Schools in Alabama

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1. The Tri-State Institute

100 London Pkwy Ste 150
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 940-7800x4911

The Tri-State Institute offers one health information program and this school is in Birmingham, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in health information.

2. Bishop State Community College

351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603-5898
(251) 405-7000

Bishop State Community College offers one program in health information and this college, which is near the center of the city, is in Mobile, AL. It is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering health information programs.

3. Enterprise State Community College

600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36330-1300
(334) 347-2623

Enterprise State Community College offers two health information programs. Specifically, it offers one health information certificate to students and one health information degree at the associate's level. 2,919 students pursue degrees in 27 Enterprise State Community College programs, overall. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

4. Southern Union State Community College

750 Roberts St
Wadley, AL 36276
(256) 395-2211

Founded in 1993, Southern Union State Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Wadley, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college offers subjects such as EMT and health information. This college offers students 23 certificates and 21 associates level degrees. In 2010, 4,852 students sought degrees from the 29 programs at this community college. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

5. The University of Phoenix - Birmingham

100 Corporate Dr Ste 150
Birmingham, AL 35242-2982
(205) 421-1200

The University of Phoenix-Birmingham is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Birmingham, AL. This specialized school is one of several campuses. Students are offered 15 degrees at the bachelors level and one degree at the masters level by it. 510 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at Phoenix in 2010. This school offers subjects such as educational leadership and human resources. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

6. Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
(334) 229-4400

Alabama State University offers one health information program and ASU is located in the center of Montgomery. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. ASU is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in health information.

7. George C Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, which is very close to Hanceville, Alabama, is in a rural setting. It offers two health information programs. Specifically, students are offered one health information certificate by it and one health information degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering health information.

8. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers one program in health information and UAB is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in health information.