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Allied Health Professions at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

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Allied Health Professions at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

If you plan to study allied health professions, take a look at what New Mexico State University - Dona Ana has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

NMSU Dona Ana is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico and approximately 8,054 students attend the school each year.

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

NMSU Dona Ana Allied Health Professions Degrees Available

  • Undergrad Certificate in Allied Health (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Allied Health

NMSU Dona Ana Allied Health Professions Rankings

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Allied Health Student Demographics at NMSU Dona Ana

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the allied health majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

NMSU Dona Ana Allied Health Professions Associate’s Program

70% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 30% of allied health associate's degrees went to men and 70% went to women.

NMSU Dona Ana Gender Breakdown of Allied Health Professions Associate's Degree Grads

NMSU Dona Ana does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in allied health graduates 32% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New Mexico State University - Dona Ana with a associate's in allied health.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allied Health Professions Majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 12
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Allied Health Grads May Go Into

A degree in allied health can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NM, the home state for New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

Occupation Jobs in NM Average Salary in NM
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 1,480 $35,660
Health Specialties Professors 1,300 $150,170
Respiratory Therapists 750 $58,200
Physician Assistants 680 $108,610
Surgical Technologists 620 $44,110

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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