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Undergraduate Certificates in Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies

170 Yearly Graduations
$18,650 Median Salary
$9,095 Median Debt
There are 28 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer an undergraduate certificate in health aids. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 76% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 0.6% of health aids graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Health Aids Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 170 students earned their undergraduate certificate in health aids. This makes it the 14th most popular undergraduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in health aids at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 3,045
Undergraduate Certificate 170
Associate’s Degree 36

Earnings of Health Aids Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in health aids is $18,650. 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 $15,900 and the high is $20,000.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in health aids is $9,095. 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, $9,328 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $8,507.

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The median monthly payment of a health aids graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $94.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in health aids. About 87.1% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 22
Women 148
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Health Aids

The racial-ethnic distribution of health aids undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 31
Hispanic or Latino 86
White 37
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 14
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Aids Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 28 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in health aids. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

36 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Carrington College, Phoenix North tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for health aids majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Each year, around 1,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 36 people received their undergraduate certificate in health aids from Carrington College, Phoenix. Of these students, 69% were women and 69% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

24 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northshore Technical Community College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in health aids. The health aids program at Northshore Technical Community College awarded 24 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 75% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#3

Industrial Technical College

Humacao, Puerto Rico
21 Yearly Graduations
90% Women

Industrial Technical College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in health aids. Each year, around 200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The health aids program at Industrial Technical College awarded 21 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 90% were women.

#4

Trinity College of Puerto Rico

Ponce, Puerto Rico
19 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Trinity College of Puerto Rico is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in health aids. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 undergraduate certificates were handed out to health aids majors at Trinity College of Puerto Rico. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#5

Moore Norman Technology Center

Norman, Oklahoma
18 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for health aids majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Moore Norman Technology Center. Roughly 1,400 attend the school each year. The health aids program at Moore Norman Technology Center awarded 18 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 72% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

16 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in health aids. The health aids program at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College awarded 16 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

7 Yearly Graduations
86% Women

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - San German comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in health aids. Each year, around 4,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,560 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,440 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 undergraduate certificates were handed out to health aids majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - San German. About 86% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

Nunez Community College

Chalmette, Louisiana
7 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Nunez Community College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in health aids. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 undergraduate certificates were handed out to health aids majors at Nunez Community College. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#7

Morgan Community College

Fort Morgan, Colorado
7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for health aids majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Morgan Community College. Each year, around 1,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 undergraduate certificates were handed out to health aids majors at Morgan Community College. Around 71% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

#10

ICPR Junior College - Manati

Manatí, Puerto Rico
6 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

ICPR Junior College - Manati is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in health aids. The health aids program at ICPR Junior College - Manati awarded 6 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 11th most popular school in the country for health aids majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Northeast Technology Center-Claremore. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their undergraduate certificate in health aids from Northeast Technology Center-Claremore.

#11

Carrington College, Sacramento

Sacramento, California
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Carrington College, Sacramento is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in health aids. Roughly 3,200 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 undergraduate certificates were handed out to health aids majors at Carrington College, Sacramento. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#11

ICPR Junior College - Mayaguez

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 11th most popular school in the country for health aids majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is ICPR Junior College - Mayaguez. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their undergraduate certificate in health aids from ICPR Junior College - Mayaguez. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#14

Northcentral Technical College

Wausau, Wisconsin
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Northcentral Technical College comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in health aids. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 undergraduate certificates were handed out to health aids majors at North Central Technical College.

#14

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Ivy Tech Community College is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in health aids. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 undergraduate certificates were handed out to health aids majors at Ivy Tech Community College.

#14

Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester

McAlester, Oklahoma
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 14th most popular school in the country for health aids majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester. The health aids program at Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester awarded 1 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

Health Aids Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Rehabilitation Aide 57
Health Aide 55
Home Health Aide 32
Other Health Aides & Attendants 26

Below are some popular majors that are similar to health aids that offer undergraduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Allied Health Services 48,726
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 44,340
Health/Medical Admin Services 16,916
Allied Health Professions 13,537
Dental Support Services 10,602

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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