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Allied Health Professions Schools in Tennessee

In 2018-2019, 2,513 students earned their Allied Health degrees in TN.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,048
Associate’s Degree 538
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 360
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 360
Master’s Degree 313
Bachelor’s Degree 254

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 8.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 79.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
Allied Health Professions Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Tennessee

32,750 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. TN

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $54,120, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 43 colleges in Tennessee that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

353 Degrees in Major Awarded
584 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. The 4.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

289 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,154 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#3

South College

Knoxville
181 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
2,722 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. Graduates earn an average $25,700 after graduation. 52% of the teachers are full time.

177 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,241 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 41%. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

166 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,221 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 94% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,688 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,703. The full-time teacher rate is 32%. 97% of students get financical aid.

141 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,394 Total Students

89% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. In their early career, Concorde Career College - Memphis grads earn an average salary of $18,200.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
4,798 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year. It takes the average student 4.31 years to graduate.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,862 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,477. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,139 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,191. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Allied Health Professions Careers in TN

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Physician Assistants 42% $93,010
Respiratory Therapists 29% $51,040
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 28% $63,230
Health Specialties Professors 24% $81,650
Hearing Aid Specialists 23% $39,280
Athletic Trainers 23% $43,810
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 21% $34,090
Health Technologists and Technicians 20% $46,620
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 17% $45,650
Radiation Therapists 17% $71,330
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 16% $60,530
Surgical Technologists 16% $42,350
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 13% $64,690
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 10% $49,680
Nuclear Technicians 8% $76,960
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -50% $42,200

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Nursing 5,664
Allied Health Services 1,892
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,628
Health/Medical Admin Services 790
Dental Support Services 700
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 539
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 507
Rehabilitation Professions 502

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