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Allied Health Professions in Massachusetts

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Allied Health Professions Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 1,352 students earned their Allied Health degrees in MA.

In this state, Allied Health Professions is the 31st most popular major out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 459
Associate’s Degree 315
Bachelor’s Degree 279
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 243
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 45
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 45
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.5%
  • White: 70.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 9.5%
Allied Health Professions Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Massachusetts

32,650 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. MA

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $74,820. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 37 colleges in Massachusetts that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

305 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
7,064 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $38,127.

#2

Springfield College

Springfield
99 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
3,139 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,522 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $7,243. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,368 Total Students

In their early career, MassBay Community College grads earn an average salary of $31,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,236.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,995 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,000 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,263 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $7,915.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,900 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. The full-time teacher rate is 10%. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

#8

Laboure College

Milton
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
845 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 39%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $35,549. The student loan default rate is 5.70% which is lower than average.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,233 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 29% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Tufts University

Medford
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
11,586 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 64%.

Allied Health Professions Careers in MA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 30% $101,400
Physician Assistants 27% $110,110
Respiratory Therapists 24% $72,740
Athletic Trainers 23% $55,710
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 18% $84,630
Health Technologists and Technicians 12% $53,080
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 10% $74,170
Radiation Therapists 10% $92,410
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 9% $85,860
Hearing Aid Specialists 9% $51,790
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 9% $76,870
Surgical Technologists 9% $54,440
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 8% $38,050
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 7% $83,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Nursing 6,507
Public Health 1,840
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,602
Rehabilitation Professions 1,444
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,045
Mental & Social Health Services 1,018
Allied Health Services 888
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 694

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

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