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Health Professions at University of Holy Cross

If you plan to study health professions, take a look at what University of Holy Cross has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UHC is located in New Orleans, Louisiana and approximately 1,246 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 59 health professions majors received their bachelor's degree from UHC.

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.

UHC 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 UHC

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

UHC does offer online education options in health professions for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

UHC Health Professions Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the health professions progam at UHC compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

In terms of overall quality, College Factual ranked the health professions major at UHC at 217 out of the 853 colleges and universities that were analyzed in the report. It is also ranked as the #3 school in Louisiana.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Online Health Professions Schools 117
Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 136
Best Value Colleges for Health Professions 168
Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans 182
Best Colleges for Health Professions 217
Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates 302
Most Focused Colleges for Health Professions 508
Most Popular Online Health Professions Schools 918
Most Popular Colleges for Health Professions 1,686

In 2019, 23 students received their master’s degree in health professions from UHC. This makes it the #829 most popular school for health professions master’s degree candidates in the country.

Health Professions Student Demographics at UHC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health professions majors at University of Holy Cross.

UHC Health Professions Associate’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 100% of health professions associate's degrees went to men and 0% went to women.

UHC Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Associate's Degree Grads

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UHC Health Professions Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
The health professions program at UHC awarded 59 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 12% of these degrees went to men with the other 88% going to women.

UHC Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 21% more racial-ethnic minorities in its health professions bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 26
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

UHC Health Professions Master’s Program

91% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 students graduated with a master's degree in health professions from UHC. About 9% were men and 91% were women.

UHC Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Master's Degree Grads

In the health professions master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 52% of degree recipients. That is 19% better than the national average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Concentrations Within Health Professions

The following health professions concentations are available at University of Holy Cross. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at University of Holy Cross. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 36
Mental & Social Health Services 23
Allied Health Professions 11
Health Sciences & Services 7
Health & Medical Administrative Services 3
Health/Medical Prep Programs 3

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 LA, the home state for University of Holy Cross.

Occupation Jobs in LA Average Salary in LA
Registered Nurses 43,110 $63,970
Personal Care Aides 34,590 $19,300
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 21,080 $49,360
Nursing Assistants 20,690 $22,750
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 19,450 $39,480

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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