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Allied Health Professions Schools in Kentucky

1,254 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 18th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 496
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 306
Bachelor’s Degree 182
Master’s Degree 176
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 93
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 93
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 4.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 84.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Allied Health Professions Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Kentucky

20,570 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $51,780. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 32 colleges in Kentucky that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,737 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $4,757. In their early career, Madisonville Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,700.

#2

Sullivan University

Louisville
105 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,318 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
9,654 Total Students

77% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.48 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,763 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,400 a year. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 90%.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,402 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 95% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 86%.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,560 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $5,543. In their early career, Jefferson Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $23,900.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,143 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 91% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

#8

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
65 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
15,664 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.76 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
14,980 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,845. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 58% of the teachers are full time.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,503 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $19,100 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

Allied Health Professions Careers in KY

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Physician Assistants 33% $94,080
Hearing Aid Specialists 25% $64,460
Health Specialties Professors 23% $59,220
Respiratory Therapists 23% $49,480
Athletic Trainers 20% $46,210
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 19% $64,140
Health Technologists and Technicians 16% $45,510
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 10% $30,270
Surgical Technologists 9% $43,690
Radiation Therapists 9% $82,920
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 8% $69,400
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 7% $46,860
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 7% $69,110
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 0% $43,670
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -56% $40,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Nursing 5,348
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,661
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,458
Allied Health Services 1,355
Rehabilitation Professions 483
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 477
Public Health 448
Dental Support Services 398

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

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