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Allied Health Professions Schools in Arizona

2,789 students earned Allied Health degrees in Arizona in the 2018-2019 year.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 10th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Arizona

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,224
Associate’s Degree 878
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 258
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 258
Bachelor’s Degree 242
Master’s Degree 187

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a allied health major is more popular with men than with women.

Allied Health Professions Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.0%
  • White: 55.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 11.5%
Allied Health Professions Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Arizona

In this state, there are 26,390 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Arizona

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $58,420. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in Arizona that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

308 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
1,851 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. The 7.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

305 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,594 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

288 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,942 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

248 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,387 Total Students

A typical student attending Mesa Community College will pay a net price of $7,717. 73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

230 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,115 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,300 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,081 Total Students

74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $7,131. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year.

181 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,083 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 35 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,816.

146 Degrees in Major Awarded
631 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 52% of students receive it.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
708 Total Students

The 7.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $87,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 0.10% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time.

Allied Health Professions Careers in AZ

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Physician Assistants 57% $105,120
Respiratory Therapists 50% $58,180
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 48% $85,800
Health Technologists and Technicians 42% $42,190
Surgical Technologists 36% $50,990
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 34% $81,040
Hearing Aid Specialists 33% $55,290
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 33% $52,600
Radiation Therapists 32% $83,040
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 31% $36,200
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 30% $84,590
Athletic Trainers 30% $44,970
Health Specialties Professors 29% $108,550
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 19% $51,730
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -46% $58,890

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Nursing 11,806
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,927
Allied Health Services 3,180
Mental & Social Health Services 1,876
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,637
Public Health 1,108
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 961
Dental Support Services 819

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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