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Health Sciences & Services Schools in Massachusetts

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

A Health Sciences & Services major is the 11th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 387
Associate’s Degree 192
Master’s Degree 33
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

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

Health Sciences & Services Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 19.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.2%
  • White: 47.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in Massachusetts

In this state, there are 5,630 people employed in jobs related to a health science degree, compared to 114,910 nationwide.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in Massachusetts

Health Science grads earn an average of $44,500 in the state and $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

186 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
34,657 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 70% of the teachers are full time. 58% of students get financical aid.

#2

Roxbury Community College

Roxbury Crossing
82 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,007 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Roxbury Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,300. Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid.

#3

Merrimack College

North Andover
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,643 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 48% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate.

#4

Springfield College

Springfield
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
3,139 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,206 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,797. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,000 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

#6

Bay Path University

Longmeadow
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,444 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 21%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,485.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
7,064 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $75,700 after graduation. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $38,127.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,233 Total Students

A typical student attending NECC will pay a net price of $8,882. Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,263 Total Students

A typical student attending Quinsigamond Community College will pay a net price of $7,915. 25% of the teachers are full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
2,556 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $47,700 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 63%. This private institution charges an average net price of $34,380.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in MA

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Community Health Workers 10% $42,330

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Nursing 6,507
Public Health 1,840
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,602
Rehabilitation Professions 1,444
Allied Health Professions 1,352
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,045
Mental & Social Health Services 1,018
Allied Health Services 888

View all majors related to Health Sciences & Services

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