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1,936 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
376 Master's Degrees Annually
#16 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 2020-2021 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,936
Associate Degree 1,108
Basic Certificate 404
Master’s Degree 376
Undergraduate Certificate 102
Graduate Certificate 81
Doctor’s Degree 3

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

1,936 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
73% Percent Women
40% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The major attracts more women than men. About 73% of the recent graduates in this field are 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 175
Black or African American 221
Hispanic or Latino 267
White 1,091
International Students 30
Other Races/Ethnicities 152

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Other Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, too. About 1.5% of those with this major are international students.

Online Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Programs

In the 2020-2021 academic year, 180 schools offered some type of other health/medical preparatory programs 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) 15 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 65 3
Bachelor’s Degree 14 0
Post-Baccalaureate 0 0
Master’s Degree 11 2
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 1 1
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 2,489
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 2,010
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 257
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 167
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies 108
Pre-Dentistry Studies 85
Pre-Physician Assistant 76
Pre-Art Therapy 4
Pre-Optometry Studies 3
Pre-Chiropractic Studies 1


*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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