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Allied Health Professions Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 2,759 students earned their Allied Health degrees in GA.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 47 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 21.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 64.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Georgia

44,020 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Georgia

Allied Health grads earn an average of $57,520 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 45 colleges in Georgia that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

275 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,246 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,112. Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville
232 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,539 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $8,213.

225 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,244 Total Students

A typical student attending CGTC will pay a net price of $2,427. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,973 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

150 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,616 Total Students

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. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

143 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,669 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,616 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,079 Total Students

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

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, GaSou grads earn an average salary of $33,700. This public school has an average net price of $15,795.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,797 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $19,000 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,237 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $22,100 after graduation. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Allied Health Professions Careers in GA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Hearing Aid Specialists 29% $37,340
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 26% $61,580
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 24% $32,570
Health Technologists and Technicians 23% $44,330
Surgical Technologists 16% $44,450
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 15% $59,900
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 15% $68,470
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 12% $74,720
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -56% $52,120

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,152
Allied Health Services 3,152
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,021
Dental Support Services 862
Health Sciences & Services 791
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 574
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 290
Optometric Support Services 63

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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