Health Professions at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
SUNY Downstate is located in Brooklyn, New York and approximately 2,118 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 162 students received a bachelor's degree in health professions from SUNY Downstate.
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.
SUNY Downstate Health Professions Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Health Professions
- Master’s Degree in Health Professions
- Doctorate Degree in Health Professions
SUNY Downstate Health Professions Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the health professions progam at SUNY Downstate compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The health professions major at SUNY Downstate is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Health Professions. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools||11|
|Best Health Professions Doctor’s Degree Schools||25|
|Most Focused Health Professions Graduate Certificate Schools||48|
|Best Health Professions Schools||56|
|Best Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools||60|
|Most Focused Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools||65|
|Best Health Professions Graduate Certificate Schools||69|
|Best Value Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools||70|
|Most Focused Health Professions Doctor’s Degree Schools||71|
|Most Popular Health Professions Doctor’s Degree Schools||108|
|Most Popular Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools||113|
|Best Value Health Professions Doctor’s Degree Schools||118|
|Most Popular Health Professions Graduate Certificate Schools||122|
|Best Value Health Professions Graduate Certificate Schools||185|
|Most Focused Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools||189|
|Most Popular Health Professions Schools||298|
|Best Value Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools||306|
|Most Popular Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools||462|
|Most Focused Health Professions Schools||590|
|Best Value Health Professions Schools||717|
In 2021, 251 students received their master’s degree in health professions from SUNY Downstate. This makes it the #116 most popular school for health professions master’s degree candidates in the country.
Health Professions Student Demographics at SUNY Downstate
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health professions majors at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University.
SUNY Downstate Health Professions Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 13% 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 SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University with a bachelor's in health professions.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||30|
|Hispanic or Latino||26|
SUNY Downstate Health Professions Master’s Program
In the health professions master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 68% of degree recipients. That is 27% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University with a master's in health professions.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||78|
|Hispanic or Latino||20|
SUNY Downstate also has a doctoral program available in health professions. In 2021, 233 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
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 SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Allied Health Professions||76|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||56|
|Medical Illustration & Informatics||25|
|Other Health Professions||23|
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 NY, the home state for SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Personal Care Aides||199,060||$27,640|
|Home Health Aides||191,820||$26,240|
|Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors||112,510||$70,770|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Jim.henderson under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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