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Allied Health Professions Schools in North Carolina

2,305 students earned Allied Health degrees in North Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 17th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 1,117
Master’s Degree 519
Bachelor’s Degree 279
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 246
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 246
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 144

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Black or African American: 8.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.7%
  • White: 74.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Allied Health Professions Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 54,570 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in North Carolina

Allied Health grads earn an average of $64,320 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 66 colleges in North Carolina that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Pitt Community College

Winterville
136 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,185 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,000 a year.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
29,710 Total Students

The 6.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 71% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,943.

111 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,012 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $5,440. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 38% are considered full time.

#4

Duke University

Durham
88 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
16,606 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $76,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years. This private school has an average net price of $23,442.

#5

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
8,401 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 46% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Wake Forest University. This private school has an average net price of $32,129.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,779 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 19% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,980.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,534 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $6,975. 39% of the teachers are full time.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,872 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,429. 45% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,654 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,500 a year.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,693 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $21,500 after graduation. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,856.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,639 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years. In their early career, WCU grads earn an average salary of $31,900. 88% of students get financical aid.

Allied Health Professions Careers in NC

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Physician Assistants 38% $102,180
Health Specialties Professors 28% $105,520
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 28% $66,930
Hearing Aid Specialists 27% $62,240
Respiratory Therapists 26% $56,410
Athletic Trainers 25% $44,720
Health Technologists and Technicians 23% $35,870
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 18% $35,280
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 18% $67,140
Surgical Technologists 16% $43,300
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 15% $66,830
Radiation Therapists 14% $74,820
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 13% $69,060
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 9% $54,590

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Nursing 7,453
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,046
Allied Health Services 1,989
Public Health 1,178
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,051
Mental & Social Health Services 1,036
Rehabilitation Professions 827
Dental Support Services 657

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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