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Allied Health Professions Schools in Florida

7,907 students earned Allied Health degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 11.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.7%
  • White: 53.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 84,340 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $57,960, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 92 colleges in Florida that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale
544 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,976 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average. 31 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 26%.

517 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,567 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,767. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.40%. The full-time teacher rate is 68%.

505 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,404 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. A typical student attending HCC will pay a net price of $4,645.

#4

Valencia College

Orlando
468 Degrees in Major Awarded
47,940 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,585. The student loan default rate is 6.80% which is lower than average.

406 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,289 Total Students

31% of the teachers are full time. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.20%.

318 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,754 Total Students

74% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 28%. Graduates earn an average $27,900 after graduation.

314 Degrees in Major Awarded
458 Total Students

6% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

304 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,679 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 19% are considered full time. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending MDC will pay a net price of $6,327.

#9

Santa Fe College

Gainesville
283 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,915 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 7.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

251 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,352 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,734. The student loan default rate is 3.20% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 29% are considered full time.

Allied Health Professions Careers in FL

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 31% $65,560
Hearing Aid Specialists 25% $51,590
Health Technologists and Technicians 22% $37,650
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 19% $65,510
Surgical Technologists 19% $43,930
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 19% $33,620
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 19% $72,120
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 17% $47,820
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -55% $51,600

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Health/Medical Admin Services 10,685
Allied Health Services 7,810
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,376
Health Sciences & Services 3,269
Dental Support Services 1,713
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 1,407
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 1,051
Mental & Social Health Services 430

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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