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Health Sciences & Services Schools in Alabama

144 Health Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Health Sciences & Services major is the 16th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in Alabama

Health Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 138
Master’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a health science major is more popular with women than with men.

Health Sciences & Services Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of health science majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 38.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.1%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in Alabama

There are 1,090 people in the state and 114,910 people in the nation working in health science jobs.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in Alabama

In this state, health science grads earn an average of $42,830. Nationwide, they make an average of $43,480.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Alabama that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
9,021 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.80%.

#2

Samford University

Birmingham
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,692 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $29,207.

#3

Oakwood University

Huntsville
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,526 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.77 years to graduate. 74% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,290 Total Students

In their early career, Spring Hill grads earn an average salary of $33,600. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. An average student at Spring Hill will pay a net price of $19,718.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
22,080 Total Students

A typical student attending UAB will pay a net price of $17,005. Most students complete their degree in 4.54 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.70%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,876 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,209 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. An average student at BSC will pay a net price of $25,494. 67% of the teachers are full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
307 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. An average student at South University, Montgomery will pay a net price of $22,660. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
16,436 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,313.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
5,653 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

#10

Huntingdon College

Montgomery
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,008 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.39 years. Graduates earn an average $32,600 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in AL

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Community Health Workers 17% $39,850

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to health science.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Nursing 6,743
Allied Health Professions 1,800
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,630
Allied Health Services 1,105
Health/Medical Admin Services 759
Public Health 450
Rehabilitation Professions 414
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 404

View all majors related to Health Sciences & Services

View Nationwide Health Sciences & Services Report

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