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1,745 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
228 Master's Degrees Annually
#18 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other health/medical preparatory programs graduations there were in 2019-2020 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,745
Associate Degree 1,093
Basic Certificate 467
Master’s Degree 388
Undergraduate Certificate 95
Graduate Certificate 50
Doctor’s Degree 1

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Health/Medical Preparatory Programs?

1,745 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
71% Percent Women
37% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This major is dominated by women with about 71% of recent graduates being female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other health/medical preparatory programs majors is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 171
Black or African American 209
Hispanic or Latino 199
White 1,057
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 93

Geographic Diversity

Other Health/Medical Preparatory Programs appeals to people across the globe. About 0.9% of those with this major are international students.

Online Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Programs

In 2019-2020, 176 schools offered a other health/medical preparatory programs program of some type. 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) 15 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 68 3
Bachelor’s Degree 13 0
Post-Baccalaureate 0 0
Master’s Degree 12 0
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 1 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other health/medical preparatory programs.

Major Number of Grads
Pre-Nursing Studies 2,356
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 1,820
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 315
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 156
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies 95
Pre-Dentistry Studies 89
Pre-Physician Assistant 43
Pre-Art Therapy 3
Pre-Optometry Studies 2
Pre-Chiropractic Studies 0


*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.

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