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Associate’s Degrees in Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services

727 Yearly Graduations
$21,000 Median Salary
$17,470 Median Debt
There are 97 schools in the United States where you can get your associate's degree in somatic bodywork. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 47% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 1.4% of somatic bodywork graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Somatic Bodywork Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 727 students earned their associate's degree in somatic bodywork. This makes it the 13th most popular associate's degree program in the country.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 7,071
Undergraduate Certificate 4,144
Associate’s Degree 727
Bachelor’s Degree 19

Earnings of Somatic Bodywork Majors With Associate’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding an associate's degree in somatic bodywork is $21,000. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

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's 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 $16,114.

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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's degree in somatic bodywork. About 77.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 165
Women 562
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Somatic Bodywork

The racial-ethnic distribution of somatic bodywork associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 62
Black or African American 88
Hispanic or Latino 159
White 324
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 84
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Somatic Bodywork Associate's Degree Students

There are 97 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in somatic bodywork. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

129 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for somatic bodywork students seekingan associate's degree is New York College of Health Professions. Roughly 500 attend the school each year. 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.

The somatic bodywork program at New York College of Health Professions awarded 129 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 81% were women and 47% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

37 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pacific College of Health and Science is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in somatic bodywork. 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.

The somatic bodywork program at Pacific College of Health and Science awarded 37 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 70% of this group were women, and 59% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Queensborough Community College

Bayside, New York
33 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Queensborough Community College. Roughly 14,000 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 associate's degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at QCC. About 64% of this group were women, and 79% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

ECPI University

Virginia Beach, Virginia
26 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

ECPI University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 13,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,584 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,960 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 people received their associate's degree in somatic bodywork from ECPI University. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

25 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

WellSpring School of Allied Health - Lawrence comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in somatic bodywork. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. The somatic bodywork program at WellSpring School of Allied Health - Lawrence awarded 25 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 80% were women and 24% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Northwestern Health Sciences University

Bloomington, Minnesota
19 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Northwestern Health Sciences University. Roughly 1,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,932 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,168 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 associate's degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at NWHSU. Around 5% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 95% were women.

#7

Universidad del Turabo

Gurabo, Puerto Rico
18 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

The 7th most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Universidad del Turabo. Roughly 15,400 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 associate's degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at Universidad del Turabo. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#8

ASA College

Brooklyn, New York
15 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate's degree is ASA College. Roughly 4,300 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 people received their associate's degree in somatic bodywork from ASA Institute. About 80% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Pacific College of Health and Science

San Diego, California
15 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pacific College of Health and Science is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in somatic bodywork. Roughly 1,000 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 associate's degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at Pacific College San Diego. Around 40% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 73% were women.

#10

Centura College - Chesapeake

Chesapeake, Virginia
14 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Centura College - Chesapeake comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 people received their associate's degree in somatic bodywork from Centura College - Chesapeake. About 93% of this group were women, and 57% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Myotherapy Institute

Lincoln, Nebraska
11 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Myotherapy Institute. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their associate's degree in somatic bodywork from Myotherapy Institute. Of these students, 64% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Centura College - Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Virginia
11 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Centura College - Virginia Beach is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their associate's degree in somatic bodywork from Centura College - Virginia Beach. About 73% of this group were women, and 82% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Universidad Metropolitana

San Juan, Puerto Rico
10 Yearly Graduations
70% Women

Universidad Metropolitana comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in somatic bodywork. Roughly 10,500 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's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 70% were women.

#13

Niagara County Community College

Sanborn, New York
10 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for somatic bodywork majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Niagara County Community College. Each year, around 4,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The somatic bodywork program at Niagara County Community College awarded 10 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 90% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Parker University

Dallas, Texas
10 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Parker University is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 1,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $25,128 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,870 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their associate's degree in somatic bodywork from Parker University. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#13

De Anza College

Cupertino, California
10 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

De Anza College comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 18,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 associate's degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at De Anza College. Around 90% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 40% were women.

9 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Central Oregon Community College is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in somatic bodywork. The somatic bodywork program at Central Oregon Community College awarded 9 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#17

Columbia Central University - Yauco

Yauco, Puerto Rico
9 Yearly Graduations
78% Women

Columbia Central University - Yauco comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their associate's degree in somatic bodywork from Columbia Central University - Yauco. Of these students, 78% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Phoenix College

Phoenix, Arizona
9 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Phoenix College is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in somatic bodywork. Roughly 11,100 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 associate's degrees were handed out to somatic bodywork majors at Phoenix College. Of these students, 89% were women and 44% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#20

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women

Ivy Tech Community College comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in somatic bodywork. Each year, around 72,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their associate's degree in somatic bodywork from Ivy Tech Community College.

Somatic Bodywork Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Massage Therapy 650
Asian Bodywork Therapy 55
Other Somatic Bodywork 17
Somatic Bodywork 5

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 83,213
Allied Health Services 28,714
Allied Health Professions 28,069
Health/Medical Admin Services 17,600
Dental Support Services 7,349

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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