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 2018-2019 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Master’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||93|
|Hispanic or Latino||78|
Health Professions appeals to people across the globe. About 5.7% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
Master’s Degree Starting Salary
According to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education, students who graduated with a master’s degree in health professions have a median salary of $45,250 during the early years of their career. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $42,300 (25th percentile) and $75,025 (75th percentile).
It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in health professions, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.
Online Other Health Professions Programs
In 2018-2019, 311 schools offered a health professions 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)||41||2|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||27||1|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||1||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||27||5|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||3||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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