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Health Professions at American Public University System

If you are interested in studying health professions, you may want to check out the program at American Public University System. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and approximately 46,420 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 204 students received a bachelor's degree in health professions from American Military University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Health Professions section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University Health Professions Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Master’s Degree in Health Professions

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, American Military University does offer online courses in health professions for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

American Military University Health Professions Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks health professions programs across the country. The following shows how American Military University performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

American Military University ranked #654 on College Factual's list of Best Quality Schools for health professions majors. It is also ranked as the #4 school in West Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Health Professions Schools 34
Most Popular Colleges for Health Professions 92
Best Online Health Professions Schools 327
Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans 336
Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 401
Best Colleges for Health Professions 654
Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates 848
Most Focused Colleges for Health Professions 2,213

In 2019, 66 students received their master’s degree in health professions from American Military University. This makes it the #466 most popular school for health professions master’s degree candidates in the country.

Health Professions Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health professions majors at American Public University System.

American Military University Health Professions Associate’s Program

42% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 58% of health professions associate's degrees went to men and 42% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in health professions only graduates about 17% men each year. The program at American Military University may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 41% more women than average.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Associate's Degree Grads

American Military University does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in health professions graduates 2% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a associate's in health professions.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 16
Black or African American 57
Hispanic or Latino 72
White 199
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 61

American Military University Health Professions Bachelor’s Program

74% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 204 health professions students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from American Military University, about 26% were men and 74% were women. The typical health professions bachelor's degree program is made up of only 16% men. So male students are more repesented at American Military University since its program graduates 11% more men than average.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 56% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in health professions at American Military University are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a bachelor's in health professions.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 39
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 114
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 20

American Military University Health Professions Master’s Program

74% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 66 health professions majors earned their master's degree from American Military University. Of these graduates, 26% were men and 74% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 18% men graduate in health professions each year. American Military University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 8% more men than average.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a health professions master's degree from American Military University, 55% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level. In the health professions master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 38% of degree recipients. That is 5% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a master's in health professions.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 36
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Concentrations Within Health Professions

If you plan to be a health professions major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from American Public University System. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Other Health Professions 359
Public Health 207
Nursing 101
Health & Medical Administrative Services 9

Careers That Health Professions Grads May Go Into

A degree in health professions can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
Registered Nurses 19,930 $61,780
Personal Care Aides 12,500 $20,760
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 8,830 $46,650
Nursing Assistants 8,330 $26,410
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 5,860 $36,770

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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