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Health Professions at Estrella Mountain Community College

If you plan to study health professions, take a look at what Estrella Mountain Community College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Estrella Mountain Community College is located in Avondale, Arizona and approximately 9,788 students attend the school each year.

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.

Estrella Mountain Community College Health Professions Degrees Available

  • Certificate in Health Professions (1 - 2 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Health Professions

Online Classes Are Available at Estrella Mountain Community College

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Estrella Mountain Community College does offer online courses in health professions for the following degree levels:

Estrella Mountain Community College Health Professions Rankings

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Health Professions Student Demographics at Estrella Mountain Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health professions majors at Estrella Mountain Community College.

Estrella Mountain Community College Health Professions Associate’s Program

87% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 13% of health professions associate's degrees went to men and 87% went to women.

Estrella Mountain Community College Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in health professions at Estrella Mountain Community College are white. Around 60% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Estrella Mountain Community College with a associate's in health professions.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Estrella Mountain Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 36
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Concentrations Within Health Professions

Health Professions majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Estrella Mountain Community College. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 44
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 30
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2

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 AZ, the home state for Estrella Mountain Community College.

Occupation Jobs in AZ Average Salary in AZ
Registered Nurses 54,690 $77,000
Personal Care Aides 47,610 $24,440
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 36,130 $54,670
Medical Assistants 18,250 $33,410
Home Health Aides 17,570 $25,470

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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