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2021 Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools

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In 2018-2019, 75,437 allied health professions students received their degrees and certificates, making the major the #4 most popular in the country.

With all the trade school programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Trade College Search has created its Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 142 schools in the United States to see which online programs were the most popular for trade school students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Colleges.

Our analysis found Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting to be the most popular school for allied health professions students who want to pursue an online degree in the United States. Located in the city of Nashville, Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Lord Fairfax Community College is a great place for allied health professions students pursuing an online degree. Located in the rural area of Middletown, Lord Fairfax Community College is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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The excellent online programs at American Medical Academy helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best allied health professions schools in the United States. Located in the large suburb of Miami, American Medical Academy is a private for-profit college with a fairly small student population.

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#4

Santa Fe College

Gainesville, FL

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Santa Fe College. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools list. Santa Fe College is a large public school located in the midsize suburb of Gainesville.

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The excellent online programs at Pima Medical Institute - Tucson helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best allied health professions schools in the United States. PMI Tucson is a small private for-profit school located in the large city of Tucson.

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Boise State University ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools list. Located in the midsize city of Boise, Boise State is a public school with a very large student population.

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#7

Bryan University

Tempe, AZ

Bryan University came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools ranking. Bryan University is a small private for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Tempe.

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Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, OR

Oregon Institute of Technology did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #8 on the list. OIT is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Klamath Falls.

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#9

Madisonville Community College

Madisonville, KY

Madisonville Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #9 on the list. Madisonville Community College is a small public school located in the rural area of Madisonville.

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University of Cincinnati - Main Campus ranked #10 on this year’s Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools list. UC is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Cincinnati.

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#11

Washburn University

Topeka, KS

Washburn University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #11 on the list. Washburn University is a moderately-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of Topeka.

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University of North Carolina at Charlotte landed the #12 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best allied health professions programs. Located in the large city of Charlotte, UNC Charlotte is a public college with a very large student population.

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With a ranking of #12, Siena Heights University did quite well on this year’s best schools for allied health professions students. Siena Heights University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Adrian.

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#14

MSU Texas

Wichita Falls, TX

MSU Texas ranked #14 on this year’s Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools list. Located in the medium-sized city of Wichita Falls, MSU Texas is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Adventist University of Health Sciences did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #15 on the list. Florida Hospital College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Orlando.

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#15

Institute of Health Sciences

Hunt Valley, MD

Institute of Health Sciences landed the #15 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best allied health professions programs. Located in the suburb of Hunt Valley, Institute of Health Sciences is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

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#15

Morehead State University

Morehead, KY

Morehead State University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #15 on the list. Morehead State University is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Morehead.

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Waukesha County Technical College ranked #18 on this year’s Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools list. WCTC is a moderately-sized public school located in the suburb of Pewaukee.

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San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia came in at #19 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools ranking. San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia is a medium-sized private for-profit school located in the rural area of Visalia.

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University of Missouri - Columbia did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #20 on the list. Located in the city of Columbia, Mizzou is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Northwestern State University of Louisiana did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #21 on the list. NSU is a fairly large public school located in the town of Natchitoches.

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Additional Noteworthy Schools

Here are some additional great schools for Allied Health Professions students that almost earned our Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools award.

Rank College Location
22 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale, IL
22 Glendale Career College Glendale, CA
24 Independence University Salt Lake City, UT
24 University of Southern Indiana Evansville, IN
26 Fort Hays State University Hays, KS
27 Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC
28 Weber State University Ogden, UT

View the Most Popular Online Allied Health Professions Trade Schools for a specific region near you.

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New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 11 majors within the trade school area of study, allied health professions has other similar majors worth exploring.

Allied Health Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 28,841
Radiologic Technology 9,673
Surgical Technology/Technologist 7,958
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 7,034
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 5,530
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 5,297
Athletic Training 4,064
Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 1,908
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 1,429
Physician Assistant 811
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician 773
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 645
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician 580
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist 337
Polysomnography 322
Mammography Technician/Technology 73
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician 53
Cardiopulmonary Technology/Technologist 43
Hearing Instrument Specialist 39
Gene/Genetic Therapy 17
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist 10

Related Major Annual Graduates
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 99,166
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 93,189
Health & Medical Administrative Services 68,235
Dental Support Services 26,100
Health Sciences & Services 24,422

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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