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Health Professions at Stark State College

If you are interested in studying health professions, you may want to check out the program at Stark State College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Stark State College is located in North Canton, Ohio and approximately 11,613 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.

Stark State 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 Stark State College

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.

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

Stark State College Health Professions Rankings

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.

Health Professions Student Demographics at Stark State College

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

Stark State College Health Professions Associate’s Program

82% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 18% of health professions associate's degrees went to men and 82% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in health professions only graduates about 17% men each year. The program at Stark State College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 1% more women than average.

Stark State College Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in health professions at Stark State College are white. Around 82% 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 Stark State College with a associate's in health professions.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Stark State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 21
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 272
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 29

Concentrations Within Health Professions

If you plan to be a health professions major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Stark State College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 127
Dental Support Services 91
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 70
Allied Health Professions 49
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 42
Health & Medical Administrative Services 32
Mental & Social Health Services 25
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 22
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 15
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 14
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 13
Health/Medical Prep Programs 6

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 OH, the home state for Stark State College.

Occupation Jobs in OH Average Salary in OH
Registered Nurses 125,380 $66,820
Nursing Assistants 65,860 $27,570
Home Health Aides 55,490 $22,570
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 47,520 $56,870
Personal Care Aides 42,590 $23,530

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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