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Allied Health Professions Schools in Texas

6,567 students earned Allied Health degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 2,625
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,690
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,690
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,041
Master’s Degree 614
Bachelor’s Degree 576
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 21

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.5%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 35.1%
  • White: 44.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Allied Health Professions Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Texas

There are 113,260 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Texas

Allied Health grads earn an average of $58,760 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 106 colleges in Texas that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

405 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,386 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $62,500 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

287 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
33,054 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $23,600 after graduation. A typical student attending South Texas College will pay a net price of $1,445.

#3

MSU Texas

Wichita Falls
271 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,969 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average.

268 Degrees in Major Awarded
32,452 Total Students

52% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

#5

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands
241 Degrees in Major Awarded
74,300 Total Students

57% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,698.

206 Degrees in Major Awarded
56,151 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 36%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,200 a year.

#7

Galveston College

Galveston
191 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,306 Total Students

A typical student attending Galveston College will pay a net price of $2,951. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 73% of students get financical aid.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
41,056 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,647. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
35,132 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,800 after graduation. 41% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $5,992.

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
50,519 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $5,380. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time.

Allied Health Professions Careers in TX

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Physician Assistants 45% $110,080
Respiratory Therapists 35% $58,930
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 35% $71,550
Health Technologists and Technicians 28% $39,180
Health Specialties Professors 28% $107,590
Hearing Aid Specialists 27% $53,260
Athletic Trainers 26% $57,930
Radiation Therapists 25% $81,520
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 24% $69,860
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 22% $77,050
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 21% $50,880
Surgical Technologists 21% $48,420
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 20% $34,770
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 18% $47,800
Nuclear Technicians 11% $82,290
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 5% $51,860

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Nursing 22,111
Allied Health Services 9,689
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 5,141
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,371
Dental Support Services 2,284
Health Sciences & Services 2,120
Rehabilitation Professions 1,617
Communication Sciences 1,572

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

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