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Allied Health Professions in Maryland

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Allied Health Professions Schools in Maryland

905 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 24th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 419
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 238
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 238
Master’s Degree 99
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 78
Bachelor’s Degree 69
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.2%
  • Black or African American: 18.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 56.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Allied Health Professions Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 22,950 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Maryland

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $61,440. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 26 colleges in Maryland that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

156 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,732 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 28%. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,655 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. In their early career, AACC grads earn an average salary of $29,700. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 43% of students receive it.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
124 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.70%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $23,612.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,129 Total Students

50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,788 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 30%. A typical student attending PGCC will pay a net price of $9,458. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,709 Total Students

The average student takes 4.40 years to complete their degree at Towson. The 3.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,110 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,100 a year. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 57% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,848 Total Students

79% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, HCC grads earn an average salary of $26,900. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,173.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,827 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.00%. The full-time teacher rate is 47%.

#10

Montgomery College

Rockville
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,260 Total Students

65% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $30,700 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Allied Health Professions Careers in MD

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Physician Assistants 22% $106,940
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 21% $74,540
Health Technologists and Technicians 18% $41,140
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 17% $80,860
Surgical Technologists 16% $55,110
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 15% $75,620
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 13% $60,530
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 13% $44,680
Radiation Therapists 13% $89,710
Respiratory Therapists 10% $68,700
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 8% $61,950
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 4% $53,710
Hearing Aid Specialists 0% $37,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Nursing 3,894
Public Health 1,745
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,290
Mental & Social Health Services 667
Allied Health Services 589
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 315
Dental Support Services 313
Rehabilitation Professions 307

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View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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