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Allied Health Professions in Louisiana

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Allied Health Professions Schools in Louisiana

1,071 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 15th most popular major in the state out of a total 253 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 320
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 259
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 259
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 214
Bachelor’s Degree 177
Master’s Degree 95
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 19.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.6%
  • White: 66.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Allied Health Professions Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Louisiana

20,470 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. LA

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Louisiana

Allied Health grads earn an average of $53,510 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,698 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 47%. 85% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending South Louisiana Community College will pay a net price of $9,153.

141 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,140 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 46% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
10,900 Total Students

A typical student attending NSU will pay a net price of $11,049. In their early career, NSU grads earn an average salary of $30,700. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,122 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,516.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,989 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,394. In their early career, LSU Eunice grads earn an average salary of $26,200.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,460 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,800 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 67%. 83% of students get financical aid.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,522 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 57%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,407.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,304 Total Students

A typical student attending Fletcher Technical Community College will pay a net price of $9,653. 39% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
1,294 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 7.40% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at FranU.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,820 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $58,600 after graduation. The 1.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

Allied Health Professions Careers in LA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Physician Assistants 26% $90,440
Health Specialties Professors 25% $83,100
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 20% $59,130
Health Technologists and Technicians 14% $32,060
Respiratory Therapists 10% $53,830
Surgical Technologists 10% $39,410
Radiation Therapists 10% $62,550
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 9% $38,320
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 9% $60,630
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 8% $49,920
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 7% $68,280
Nuclear Technicians 0% $51,760
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -56% $49,340

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Nursing 3,193
Allied Health Services 2,233
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,053
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,054
Health Aids & Attendants 815
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 561
Medicine 482
Communication Sciences 474

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