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Other Health & Clinical Sciences

4,709 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
1,049 Master's Degrees Annually
#6 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Other Health & Clinical Sciences Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many health professions and related clinical sciences graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 4,709
Associate’s Degree 1,219
Master’s Degree 1,049
Undergraduate Certificate 542
Basic Certificate 406
Graduate Certificate 183
Doctor’s Degree 60

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Health & Clinical Sciences?

4,709 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
78% Percent Women
28% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This major is dominated by women with about 78% of recent graduates being female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of health professions and related clinical sciences majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 289
Black or African American 507
Hispanic or Latino 357
White 3,163
International Students 90
Other Races/Ethnicities 303

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, too. About 1.9% of those with this major are international students.

Online Other Health & Clinical Sciences Programs

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 311 schools offered some type of health professions and related clinical sciences program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 41 2
Certificate (1-2 years) 27 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 1 0
Associate’s Degree 67 5
Bachelor’s Degree 38 12
Post-Baccalaureate 41 2
Master’s Degree 68 15
Post-Master’s 12 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 27 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1 1


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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