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Health Sciences & Services Schools in Florida

3,521 Health Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Health Sciences & Services is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 34 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,223
Master’s Degree 177
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 65
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 65
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 65
Associate’s Degree 32
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 11
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 11
Post-Master’s Certificate 10
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 10
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

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

Health Sciences & Services Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.2%
  • Black or African American: 18.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.1%
  • White: 44.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in Florida

6,430 people in the state and 114,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to health science.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in Florida

In this state, health science grads earn an average of $39,930. Nationwide, they make an average of $43,480.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Florida that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

950 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
69,402 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 30 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,733. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

933 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
44,246 Total Students

The average student takes 4.42 years to complete their degree at USF Tampa. In their early career, USF Tampa grads earn an average salary of $36,800. A typical student attending USF Tampa will pay a net price of $9,838.

221 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
17,117 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 96%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $10,951.

#4

University of Florida

Gainesville
202 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,407 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UF.

171 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,977 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 63%.

141 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
9,626 Total Students

A typical student attending Florida A&M University will pay a net price of $15,341. The student loan default rate of 6.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Florida A&M University grads earn an average salary of $26,800.

130 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
12,557 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $8,125.

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,754 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $8,967. The full-time teacher rate is 28%.

#9

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
109 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,576 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $42,300 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 2.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

90 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
9,628 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in FL

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Community Health Workers 28% $35,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Nursing 18,904
Health/Medical Admin Services 11,121
Allied Health Professions 8,526
Allied Health Services 7,873
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,376
Public Health 1,994
Dental Support Services 1,713
Mental & Social Health Services 1,453

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