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Health Sciences & Services Schools in Georgia

806 students earned Health Science degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Health Sciences & Services is the 8th most popular major in the state out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 477
Bachelor’s Degree 294
Associate’s Degree 20
Master’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

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

Health Sciences & Services Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 35.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.1%
  • White: 46.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in Georgia

3,660 people in the state and 114,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to health science.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a health science grad in the state is $41,240, compared to a typical salary of $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Georgia that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville
125 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,124 Total Students

In their early career, GTC grads earn an average salary of $28,600. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,213. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,837 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,172. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,600 a year.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,014 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. A typical student attending Ogeechee Technical College will pay a net price of $1,395. In their early career, Ogeechee Technical College grads earn an average salary of $21,500.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,076 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 62% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at GaSou. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,795. Graduates earn an average $33,700 after graduation.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,817 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,733 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.77 years.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
7,038 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,160.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
6,904 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 8% are considered full time. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Spelman College

Atlanta
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
2,171 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,500 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 5.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in GA

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Community Health Workers 26% $38,020

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Nursing 7,379
Allied Health Services 3,212
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,152
Allied Health Professions 3,012
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,336
Public Health 1,380
Dental Support Services 862
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 583

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