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Health Professions at San Juan College

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Health Professions at San Juan College

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

SJC is located in Farmington, New Mexico and approximately 6,741 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.

SJC Health Professions Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Health Professions (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Undergrad Certificate in Health Professions (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Health Professions

Online Classes Are Available at SJC

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, SJC does offer online courses in health professions for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

SJC Health Professions 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.

Health Professions Student Demographics at SJC

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

SJC Health Professions Associate’s Program

86% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 14% of health professions associate's degrees went to men and 86% went to women.

SJC Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in health professions at SJC are white. Around 54% fell into this category, which is typical for this degree.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at San Juan College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 49
White 119
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 50

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 San Juan College. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 559
Allied Health Professions 86
Nursing 51
Health & Medical Administrative Services 24
Health/Medical Prep Programs 21
Dental Support Services 10

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 NM, the home state for San Juan College.

Occupation Jobs in NM Average Salary in NM
Personal Care Aides 27,300 $21,020
Registered Nurses 16,730 $71,730
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 9,720 $53,930
Nursing Assistants 6,200 $28,310
Medical Assistants 5,960 $30,750


*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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