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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 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 2,269
Bachelor’s Degree 1,745
Basic Certificate 792
Master’s Degree 228
Undergraduate Certificate 126
Graduate Certificate 79
Doctor’s Degree 1

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

1,745 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
72% Percent Women
38% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This major is dominated by women with about 72% 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:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 182
Black or African American 229
Hispanic or Latino 167
White 1,037
International Students 22
Other Races/Ethnicities 108

Geographic Diversity

Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in Other Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. About 1.3% of those with this major are international students.

Online Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Programs

In 2018-2019, 181 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) 21 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 15 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 71 7
Bachelor’s Degree 12 0
Post-Baccalaureate 21 0
Master’s Degree 9 1
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 2,546
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 2,219
Pre-Veterinary Studies 575
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 340
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 179
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies 104
Pre-Dentistry Studies 73
Pre-Optometry Studies 3
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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