Types of Degrees Holistic Health Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many holistic/integrative health graduations there were in 2019-2020 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
What Can You Do With a Holistic Health Major?
Below is a list of occupations associated with holistic health:
|Job Title||Job Growth Rate||Median Salary|
|Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners||13.3%||$73,960|
Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Holistic Health?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of holistic health majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||36|
|Hispanic or Latino||26|
How Much Do Holistic Health Majors Make?
Salaries According to BLS
The median salary for someone in a career related to holistic health is $85,600. This median refers to all degree levels, so the salary for a person with just a bachelor’s degree may be a little less and the one for a person with an advanced degree may be a little more.
To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.
Online Holistic Health Programs
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 17 schools offered some type of holistic/integrative health 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)||0||0|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||5||0|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
Is a Degree in Holistic Health Worth It?
The median salary for a holistic health grad is $85,600 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.
This is 115% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $914,000 after 20 years!
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Majors Related to Holistic Health
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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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