Other Health Professions
Types of Degrees Other Health Professions Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many other health professions graduations there were in 2017-2018 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Health Professions?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of health professions majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||570|
|Hispanic or Latino||341|
Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in Health Professions. About 1.8% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary
According to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education, students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in health professions have a median salary of $32,900 during the early years of their career. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $29,200 (25th percentile) and $39,000 (75th percentile).
We don’t know for sure if all of these people took jobs related to health professions so take that into consideration.
Online Other Health Professions Programs
In the 2017-2018 academic year, 302 schools offered some type of other health professions program. 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)||43||1|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||26||1|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||1||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||24||3|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||4||1|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||1||1|
Majors Related to Other Health Professions
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to health professions.
- 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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