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Allied Health Professions Schools in South Carolina

In 2018-2019, 895 students earned their Allied Health degrees in SC.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 14th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 321
Master’s Degree 192
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 168
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 132
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 132
Bachelor’s Degree 82

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 14.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.8%
  • White: 74.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Allied Health Professions Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in South Carolina

In this state, there are 22,200 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in South Carolina

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $58,850, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in South Carolina that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

141 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,864 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,899.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,944 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 0.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $68,400 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 84%.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
34,795 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The 3.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,788 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,400 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. A typical student attending Horry-Georgetown Technical College will pay a net price of $5,206.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,491 Total Students

45% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,017. 97% of students get financical aid.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,182 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $7,740.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,534 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 43%. 97% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,253 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 34%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,600 a year.

#9

Midlands Technical College

West Columbia
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,892 Total Students

In their early career, MTC grads earn an average salary of $25,300. This public school has an average net price of $5,005. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Aiken Technical College

Graniteville
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,267 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 27% of the teachers are full time.

Allied Health Professions Careers in SC

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Physician Assistants 40% $97,340
Respiratory Therapists 30% $55,190
Health Specialties Professors 28% $57,530
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 26% $66,250
Health Technologists and Technicians 26% $39,860
Athletic Trainers 24% $42,480
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 20% $62,230
Hearing Aid Specialists 17% $41,600
Surgical Technologists 15% $38,790
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 15% $32,300
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 14% $59,990
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 14% $71,270
Radiation Therapists 14% $87,300
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 10% $59,600
Nuclear Technicians 3% $67,910
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -56% $50,070

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Nursing 3,394
Allied Health Services 1,028
Public Health 704
Health/Medical Admin Services 535
Health/Medical Prep Programs 518
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 439
Medicine 348
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 345

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