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Allied Health Professions Schools in Missouri

1,489 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Allied Health Professions is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 30 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 437
Master’s Degree 354
Bachelor’s Degree 275
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 235
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 235
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 158
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 78.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Allied Health Professions Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Missouri

There are 30,300 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Missouri

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $53,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 47 colleges in Missouri that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

244 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,857 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $99,000 after earning their degree at this institution. 26% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.40%.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
30,014 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 72%. Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,762 Total Students

20% of the teachers are full time. 94% of students get financical aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,294 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $7,514.

#5

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
84 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
12,799 Total Students

The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at SLU. The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,453 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,526. The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.53 years to graduate.

#7

Jefferson College

Hillsboro
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,196 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. In their early career, JeffCo grads earn an average salary of $25,400. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#8

Mineral Area College

Park Hills
63 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,640 Total Students

A typical student attending MAC will pay a net price of $8,260. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 38%.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
5,604 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,635. It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,770 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,337. 100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, MCC grads earn an average salary of $27,000.

Allied Health Professions Careers in MO

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 35% $119,930
Respiratory Therapists 28% $53,980
Physician Assistants 26% $95,270
Hearing Aid Specialists 23% $51,360
Athletic Trainers 22% $45,240
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 18% $70,680
Health Technologists and Technicians 14% $44,170
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 13% $32,090
Nuclear Technicians 12% $0
Surgical Technologists 12% $41,960
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 11% $41,180
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 11% $47,360
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 9% $74,880
Radiation Therapists 8% $73,580
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -53% $53,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Nursing 6,422
Health Sciences & Services 1,087
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,086
Rehabilitation Professions 1,071
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,068
Allied Health Services 1,046
Public Health 676
Communication Sciences 595

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

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