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|
Students from other countries are interested in Health Professions, too. 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
The median early-career salary of other health professions students with a master’s degree is $45,250 a year according to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $42,300 (25th percentile) and $75,025 (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 2018-2019 academic year, 311 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)||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|
Top Ranking Lists for Other Health Professions
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Majors Related to Other Health Professions
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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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