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Health Information Schools in Louisiana

There are six Louisiana schools offering health information programs. 105 students graduated from programs at Louisiana health information schools in 2010. 58 of all these students graduated with certificates and 23 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

103 students graduate from health information programs in Louisiana, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from health information programs. Out of those, 58 students graduated with health information certificates, 19 with a degree at the associate's level, 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and five with a master's level degree.

Six health information schools are located in this state. And out of these, while four schools are public, two schools are private. Public health information school tuition varies from $4,426 to $5,545.

Average tuition for programs in health information is $5,015. While the lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, the highest tuition for health information programs, which is $5,545 every year, is at Louisiana Tech University.

Health information schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Health Information Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

103 students graduate from health information programs in Louisiana, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from health information programs. Out of those, 58 students graduated with health information certificates, 19 with a degree at the associate's level, 23 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and five with a master's level degree.

Health Information Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 55
  • Certificate 2007: 46
  • Certificate 2008: 39
  • Certificate 2009: 40
  • Certificate 2010: 58
  • Associate 2006: 28
  • Associate 2007: 18
  • Associate 2008: 24
  • Associate 2009: 16
  • Associate 2010: 19
  • Bachelor 2006: 32
  • Bachelor 2007: 38
  • Bachelor 2008: 34
  • Bachelor 2009: 41
  • Bachelor 2010: 23
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 8
  • Master 2008: 4
  • Master 2009: 2
  • Master 2010: 5

Health Information Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in Louisiana offer a total of nine health information programs. Of these programs, about 33% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Health Information Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 1

Information and Record Clerks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Information and Record Clerks, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19230
  • 25th Percentile: 24490
  • Median: 30450
  • 75th Percentile: 39550
  • 90th Percentile: 46360

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18010
  • 25th Percentile: 21760
  • Median: 26990
  • 75th Percentile: 34730
  • 90th Percentile: 44290

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33970
  • 25th Percentile: 40930
  • Median: 51860
  • 75th Percentile: 80570
  • 90th Percentile: 106350

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18370
  • 25th Percentile: 21170
  • Median: 24810
  • 75th Percentile: 30720
  • 90th Percentile: 37800

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20900
  • 25th Percentile: 24070
  • Median: 28780
  • 75th Percentile: 34490
  • 90th Percentile: 39240

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35110
  • 25th Percentile: 44110
  • Median: 56860
  • 75th Percentile: 70830
  • 90th Percentile: 87110

Information and Record Clerks, All Other — Employment Trend

Information and Record Clerks, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26680
  • Median Salary 2007: 27140
  • Median Salary 2008: 28770
  • Median Salary 2009: 29330
  • Median Salary 2010: 30450
  • Total Employed 2006: 3530
  • Total Employed 2007: 4480
  • Total Employed 2008: 4290
  • Total Employed 2009: 4240
  • Total Employed 2010: 3750

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21520
  • Median Salary 2007: 22090
  • Median Salary 2008: 24070
  • Median Salary 2009: 26280
  • Median Salary 2010: 26990
  • Total Employed 2006: 2270
  • Total Employed 2007: 2350
  • Total Employed 2008: 2370
  • Total Employed 2009: 2470
  • Total Employed 2010: 2470

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50470
  • Median Salary 2007: 58470
  • Median Salary 2008: 52840
  • Median Salary 2009: 62370
  • Median Salary 2010: 51860
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22310
  • Median Salary 2007: 22900
  • Median Salary 2008: 24320
  • Median Salary 2009: 24340
  • Median Salary 2010: 24810
  • Total Employed 2006: 2390
  • Total Employed 2007: 2120
  • Total Employed 2008: 2580
  • Total Employed 2009: 2380
  • Total Employed 2010: 2450

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55020
  • Median Salary 2007: 56970
  • Median Salary 2008: 52700
  • Median Salary 2009: 53220
  • Median Salary 2010: 56860
  • Total Employed 2006: 2220
  • Total Employed 2007: 1890
  • Total Employed 2008: 3360
  • Total Employed 2009: 3750
  • Total Employed 2010: 3520

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26390
  • Median Salary 2007: 27540
  • Median Salary 2008: 28230
  • Median Salary 2009: 29050
  • Median Salary 2010: 28780
  • Total Employed 2006: 1050
  • Total Employed 2007: 1180
  • Total Employed 2008: 1270
  • Total Employed 2009: 1140
  • Total Employed 2010: 1100

Louisiana vs National Health Information Employment

Louisiana vs National Health Information Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 0.909% (13350)

Health Information Schools in Louisiana

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1. Southern University at New Orleans

6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 286-5000

Founded in 1956, Southern University at New Orleans is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. SUNO, which is 5.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New Orleans, LA. SUNO offers subjects including entrepreneurship and allied health. This school offers one associates level degree, 24 bachelors level degrees, and four degrees at the masters level to students. 3,165 students sought degrees from the 26 programs at this school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. SUNO is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

2. The University of Phoenix - Louisiana

One Galleria Blvd. Suite 725
Metairie, LA 70001-2082
(504) 461-8852

The University of Phoenix-Louisiana is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Metairie, LA. This school is one of several campuses. Students are offered one certificate, 25 bachelors level degrees, and five degrees at the masters level by this school. 2,269 students pursued degrees from the 28 programs at this specialized school in 2010. This school offers subjects including advanced nursing and management. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

3. The American Commercial College - Shreveport

3014 Knight Street
Shreveport, LA 71105
(318) 861-2112

The American Commercial College-Shreveport is near the heart of downtown and it offers one health information program. This school is a for-profit institution. This school ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

4. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Southern University at Shreveport, which is only a few miles from Shreveport, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in health information. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering health information.

5. Louisiana State University - Eunice

2048 Johnson Hwy
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-7311

Louisiana State University-Eunice is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1964. This college, which is very close to Eunice, Louisiana, is in a rural area. This public college offers subjects including health information and healthcare. This community college offers 12 certificates and 12 associates level degrees to students. 3,431 students sought degrees from the 23 programs at this college in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this community college. It is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana.

6. The Medvance Institute - Baton Rouge

9255 Interline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1908
(225) 248-1015

The Medvance Institute-Baton Rouge is 4.3 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one health information program. 692 students pursue degrees in eight programs at this school, overall. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering health information.

7. Louisiana Tech University

305 Wisteria
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2000

Louisiana Tech University offers three health information programs. Of those, students are offered one associate's level health information degree by it, one bachelor's level degree in health information, and one health information degree at the master's level. It is in Ruston, LA. Overall, 11,743 students seek degrees in 126 Tech programs. This university ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

8. The University of Louisiana - Lafayette

104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503
(377) 482-1000

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette is 1.2 miles from the center of the city and UL Lafayette offers one program in health information. Overall, 16,763 students seek degrees in 117 programs at this university. It is the largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering health information.

9. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in New Orleans, LA. It offers two programs in health information. Specifically, this public college offers one certificate in health information to students and one degree at the associate's level in health information. This college is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering health information programs.