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Allied Health Professions Schools in Utah

1,062 students earned Allied Health degrees in Utah in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 19th most popular major in the state out of a total 263 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 344
Associate’s Degree 221
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 174
Master’s Degree 145
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 130
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 130
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 48
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 48
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 48

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.4%
  • White: 75.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 8.9%
Allied Health Professions Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Utah

In this state, there are 10,980 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Utah

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $57,040. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Utah that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

395 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
28,247 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.83 years. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $36,100 after graduation.

105 Degrees in Major Awarded

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 85% are considered full time. The 0.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,162 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. In their early career, Davis Tech grads earn an average salary of $25,300.

#4

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
84 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
33,023 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 94% of the teachers are full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Independence University

Salt Lake City
63 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
10,095 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 47%. Graduates earn an average $24,200 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,966.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
39,931 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. 75% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $7,572.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
574 Total Students

57% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#8

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,156 Total Students

A typical student attending Salt Lake Community College will pay a net price of $7,561. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 22% of the teachers are full time.

#9

Dixie Technical College

Saint George
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
693 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,499 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $41,100 after graduation. The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Allied Health Professions Careers in UT

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 64% $114,560
Physician Assistants 54% $99,710
Respiratory Therapists 53% $60,790
Health Technologists and Technicians 46% $38,490
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 46% $76,730
Athletic Trainers 45% $43,980
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 38% $74,790
Radiation Therapists 38% $82,580
Surgical Technologists 38% $41,540
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 38% $0
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 33% $68,790
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 30% $30,550
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 24% $49,270
Hearing Aid Specialists 22% $53,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Nursing 15,739
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,036
Allied Health Services 1,686
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,073
Public Health 804
Communication Sciences 622
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 596
Dental Support Services 428

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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