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Allied Health Professions Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 882 students earned their Allied Health degrees in MA.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 44 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 7.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.7%
  • White: 70.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.5%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
Allied Health Professions Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Massachusetts

There are 32,650 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Massachusetts

Allied Health grads earn an average of $74,820 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 31 colleges in Massachusetts that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,522 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 67% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,243. In their early career, BHCC grads earn an average salary of $29,300.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 37%. The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,368 Total Students

A typical student attending MassBay Community College will pay a net price of $13,236. 65% of students get financical aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Springfield College

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,995 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 21%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,263 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,100 a year. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#7

Laboure College

Milton
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
845 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,233 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 29%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,882. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,921 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,800 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 40% are considered full time.

#10

Regis College

Weston
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
2,757 Total Students

In their early career, Regis College grads earn an average salary of $35,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.80%.

Allied Health Professions Careers in MA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 18% $84,630
Health Technologists and Technicians 12% $53,080
Hearing Aid Specialists 9% $51,790
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 9% $85,860
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 9% $76,870
Surgical Technologists 9% $54,440
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 8% $38,050
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 7% $83,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Allied Health Services 888
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 694
Health/Medical Admin Services 679
Health Sciences & Services 579
Dental Support Services 359
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 346
Mental & Social Health Services 302
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 190

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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