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Allied Health Professions Schools in Georgia

3,012 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 15th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,133
Associate’s Degree 791
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 567
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 567
Bachelor’s Degree 268
Master’s Degree 253

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 20.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 66.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Allied Health Professions Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Georgia

In this state, there are 44,020 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Georgia

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $57,520. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 49 colleges in Georgia that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

275 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,905 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,112. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

#2

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville
232 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,124 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. A typical student attending GTC will pay a net price of $8,213. 80% of students get financical aid.

225 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,219 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 88% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $2,427.

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,637 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. A typical student attending Southwest Georgia Technical College will pay a net price of $393.

150 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,837 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,172. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

143 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,773 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,051 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,333. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 80% of students get financical aid.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at GaSou. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,014 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. 89% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $1,395.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,562 Total Students

A typical student attending Atlanta Area Tech will pay a net price of $2,086. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,409 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,100 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,274.

Allied Health Professions Careers in GA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Physician Assistants 43% $104,460
Respiratory Therapists 31% $57,140
Hearing Aid Specialists 29% $37,340
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 26% $61,580
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 24% $32,570
Health Technologists and Technicians 23% $44,330
Athletic Trainers 23% $47,110
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 17% $59,250
Surgical Technologists 16% $44,450
Radiation Therapists 15% $80,830
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 15% $59,900
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 14% $68,470
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 12% $74,720
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -56% $52,120

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Nursing 7,379
Allied Health Services 3,212
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,152
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,336
Public Health 1,380
Dental Support Services 862
Health Sciences & Services 806
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 583

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

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