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Health Sciences & Services Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 1,133 students earned their Health Science degrees in PA.

As a degree choice, Health Sciences & Services is the 11th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 634
Associate’s Degree 484
Master’s Degree 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Health Sciences & Services Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.4%
  • Black or African American: 21.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.0%
  • White: 56.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 4,090 people in the state and 114,910 people in the nation working in health science jobs.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a health science grad in the state is $41,550, compared to a typical salary of $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 37 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

188 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,672 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,553. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
8,803 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.27 years. Graduates earn an average $33,900 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $19,614.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,314 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,931. 22% of the teachers are full time.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
2,792 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 8.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,566 Total Students

The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. An average student at Misericordia University will pay a net price of $24,023.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,786 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,743. Graduates earn an average $69,000 after graduation.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,231 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at USciences. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,527 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,900 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $22,101.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,761 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 23% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,400 a year.

#10

Moravian College

Bethlehem
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,514 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,680.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in PA

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Community Health Workers 12% $38,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Nursing 12,702
Allied Health Professions 3,300
Rehabilitation Professions 2,946
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,583
Allied Health Services 2,392
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,029
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,510
Public Health 1,354

View all majors related to Health Sciences & Services

View Nationwide Health Sciences & Services Report

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