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Health Professions at Highland Community College

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Health Professions at Highland Community College

What traits are you looking for in a health professions school? To help you decide if Highland Community College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's health professions program.

Highland Community College is located in Highland, Kansas and has a total student population of 3,260.

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.

Highland Community College Health Professions Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at Highland 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.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Highland Community College offers distance education options for health professions at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

Highland Community College Health Professions Rankings

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Health Professions Student Demographics at Highland Community College

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

Highland Community College Health Professions Associate’s Program

92% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 8% of health professions associate's degrees went to men and 92% went to women.

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

Highland Community College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in health professions graduates 8% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Highland Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

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 Highland Community College. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 250
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 78
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 21
Nursing 20
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4
Movement & Mind-Body Therapies 1

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 KS, the home state for Highland Community College.

Occupation Jobs in KS Average Salary in KS
Registered Nurses 27,810 $61,030
Nursing Assistants 22,290 $26,210
Personal Care Aides 21,450 $21,920
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 14,750 $53,860
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 7,510 $43,240

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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