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Allied Health Professions Schools in Missouri

1,489 students earned Allied Health degrees in Missouri in the 2018-2019 year.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 11th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 437
Master’s Degree 354
Bachelor’s Degree 275
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 235
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 235
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 158
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 78.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Allied Health Professions Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Missouri

30,300 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. MO

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $53,990, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 47 colleges in Missouri that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

244 Degrees in Major Awarded

The full-time teacher rate is 26%. The student loan default rate is 0.40% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $99,000 after graduation.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
29,843 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,480. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%. It takes the average student 4.41 years to graduate.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,221 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. In their early career, OTC grads earn an average salary of $24,600. The full-time teacher rate is 20%.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,157 Total Students

A typical student attending Saint Louis Community College will pay a net price of $7,514. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 28%.

#5

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
84 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
14,438 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 63%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,700 a year.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,697 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,526. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid.

#7

Jefferson College

Hillsboro
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,432 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#8

Mineral Area College

Park Hills
63 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,885 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,260. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, MAC grads earn an average salary of $23,000.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
6,006 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,500 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Missouri Southern will pay a net price of $9,635. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,351 Total Students

84% of students get financical aid. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

Allied Health Professions Careers in MO

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 35% $119,930
Respiratory Therapists 28% $53,980
Physician Assistants 26% $95,270
Hearing Aid Specialists 23% $51,360
Athletic Trainers 22% $45,240
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 18% $70,680
Health Technologists and Technicians 14% $44,170
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 13% $32,090
Nuclear Technicians 12% $0
Surgical Technologists 12% $41,960
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 11% $41,180
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 11% $47,360
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 9% $74,880
Radiation Therapists 8% $73,580
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -53% $53,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Nursing 6,422
Health Sciences & Services 1,087
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,086
Rehabilitation Professions 1,071
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,068
Allied Health Services 1,046
Public Health 676
Communication Sciences 595

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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