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Associate Degrees in Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services

607 Yearly Graduations
$21,000 Median Salary
$17,470 Median Debt
There are 97 schools in the United States where you can get your associate degree in somatic bodywork. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 44% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.0% of somatic bodywork graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Somatic Bodywork Majors

In 2019-2020, 607 associate degrees were awarded to somatic bodywork majors. This earns it the #13 spot on the list of the most popular associate degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in somatic bodywork at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 7,030
Undergraduate Certificate 3,215
Associate Degree 607
Bachelor’s Degree 10

Earnings of Somatic Bodywork Majors With Associate Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding an associate degree in somatic bodywork is $21,000. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have. A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $19,900 and the high is $21,500.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an associate degree in somatic bodywork is $17,470. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit. The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $19,756 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $16,115.

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The median monthly payment of a somatic bodywork graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $181.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate degree in somatic bodywork. About 75.1% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 151
Women 456
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The racial-ethnic distribution of somatic bodywork associate degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 40
Black or African American 75
Hispanic or Latino 138
White 279
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 63
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There are 97 colleges that offer an associate degree in somatic bodywork. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

129 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York College of Health Professions tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate degree. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,040 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,956 per year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 129 people received their associate degree in somatic bodywork from New York College of Health Professions. Of these students, 74% were women and 46% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

37 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate degree is Pacific College of Health and Science. Each year, around 600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,309 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,105 per year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 37 associate degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at Pacific College New York. Around 58% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 81% were women.

#3

Queensborough Community College

Bayside, New York
33 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Queensborough Community College is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 12,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The somatic bodywork program at Queensborough Community College awarded 33 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 64% were women and 86% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

25 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate degree is WellSpring School of Allied Health - Lawrence. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. The somatic bodywork program at WellSpring School of Allied Health - Lawrence awarded 25 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. About 86% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Northwestern Health Sciences University

Bloomington, Minnesota
19 Yearly Graduations
82% Women

Northwestern Health Sciences University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 1,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,272 per year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 19 associate degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at NWHSU.

#7

Universidad del Turabo

Gurabo, Puerto Rico
18 Yearly Graduations
64% Women

Universidad del Turabo comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 13,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $2,652 per year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 18 associate degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at Universidad del Turabo. About 64% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

ASA College

Brooklyn, New York
15 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

ASA College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 2,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The somatic bodywork program at ASA College awarded 15 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 67% were women and 78% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Pacific College of Health and Science

San Diego, California
15 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate degree is Pacific College of Health and Science. Roughly 900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,571 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,243 per year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 15 people received their associate degree in somatic bodywork from Pacific College San Diego. About 67% of this group were women, and 44% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Centura College - Chesapeake

Chesapeake, Virginia
14 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate degree is Centura College - Chesapeake. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 14 associate degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at Centura College - Chesapeake. About 100% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Myotherapy Institute

Lincoln, Nebraska
11 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Myotherapy Institute is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in somatic bodywork. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 11 associate degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at Myotherapy Institute. Around 13% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

#11

Centura College - Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Virginia
11 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Centura College - Virginia Beach is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in somatic bodywork. The somatic bodywork program at Centura College - Virginia Beach awarded 11 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year.

#13

Universidad Metropolitana

San Juan, Puerto Rico
10 Yearly Graduations
61% Women

Universidad Metropolitana is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in somatic bodywork. Roughly 8,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $2,652 per year. The somatic bodywork program at Universidad Metropolitana awarded 10 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. About 61% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Niagara County Community College

Sanborn, New York
10 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Niagara County Community College comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in somatic bodywork. Roughly 4,300 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 10 associate degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at Niagara County Community College. Of these students, 88% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Parker University

Dallas, Texas
10 Yearly Graduations
63% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Parker University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 1,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $21,622 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,870 per year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 10 people received their associate degree in somatic bodywork from Parker University. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 63% were women.

#13

De Anza College

Cupertino, California
10 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

De Anza College is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 18,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 10 people received their associate degree in somatic bodywork from De Anza College. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

9 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 17th most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate degree is Central Oregon Community College. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 9 associate degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at COCC.

#17

Columbia Central University - Yauco

Yauco, Puerto Rico
9 Yearly Graduations
83% Women

The 17th most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate degree is Columbia Central University - Yauco. Each year, around 100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 9 people received their associate degree in somatic bodywork from Columbia Central University - Yauco. About 83% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Phoenix College

Phoenix, Arizona
9 Yearly Graduations
11% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Phoenix College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 9,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 9 people received their associate degree in somatic bodywork from Phoenix College. About 11% of this group were women, and 56% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
8 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ivy Tech Community College comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 63,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 8 associate degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at Ivy Tech Community College. Of these students, 67% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Somatic Bodywork Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Massage Therapy 541
Asian Bodywork Therapy 35
Other Somatic Bodywork 24
Somatic Bodywork 7

Below are some popular majors that are similar to somatic bodywork that offer associate degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 84,795
Allied Health Professions 27,271
Allied Health Services 18,777
Health/Medical Admin Services 16,596
Health Sciences & Services 8,214

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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