Health/Medical Prep Programs
Types of Degrees Health/Medical Prep Programs Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many health/medical prep programs graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Health/Medical Prep Programs?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of medical prep majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||324|
|Hispanic or Latino||360|
Medical Prep appeals to people across the globe. About 1.6% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- South Korea
- Saudi Arabia
Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary
The median starting salary of students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a bachelor’s degree in medical prep was $28,950 per year. These stats come from the U.S. Department of Education. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $26,075 (25th percentile) and $32,900 (75th percentile).
It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in medical prep, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.
Online Health/Medical Prep Programs Programs
In 2018-2019, 444 schools offered a medical prep program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.
|Degree Level||Colleges Offering Programs||Colleges Offering Online Classes|
|Certificate (Less Than 1 Year)||44||3|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||58||3|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||5||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||1||1|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||1||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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