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Allied Health Professions Schools in District of Columbia

117 students earned Allied Health degrees in District of Columbia in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Allied Health Professions is the 67th most popular major out of a total 195 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 76
Bachelor’s Degree 38
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

Allied Health Professions Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.1%
  • Black or African American: 9.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 64.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
Allied Health Professions Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in District of Columbia

There are 5,590 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $78,540. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in District of Columbia that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.


Georgetown University

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,593 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years.


Howard University

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

The 8.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at Howard. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,199 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years. The full-time teacher rate is 32%.

Allied Health Professions Careers in DC

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Physician Assistants 30% $115,460
Athletic Trainers 29% $56,730
Health Specialties Professors 28% $0
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 24% $90,670
Respiratory Therapists 20% $75,870
Health Technologists and Technicians 15% $48,280
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 14% $82,820
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 12% $90,200
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 9% $57,040
Radiation Therapists 8% $77,490
Surgical Technologists 7% $59,200
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -57% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Nursing 1,137
Public Health 719
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 670
Health/Medical Admin Services 555
Medicine 460
Health Sciences & Services 221
Rehabilitation Professions 143
Communication Sciences 134

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