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Finding the Best Allied Health Professions School for You

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.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Trade College Search has created the Most Popular Allied Health Professions Trade Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 1,705 schools in the United States to see which programs were the most popular for trade school students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Allied Health Professions program at each school on the list.

Check out the allied health programs at these schools if you want to attend one of the most popular in the United States.

#1

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, CA

Our analysis found Santa Rosa Junior College to be the most popular school for allied health professions students who want to pursue a degree in the United States. SRJC is a very large public school located in the city of Santa Rosa.

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#2

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, FL

The excellent programs at Broward College helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best allied health professions schools in the United States. Located in the medium-sized city of Fort Lauderdale, BC is a public college with a very large student population.

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#3

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Ivy Tech Community College. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Most Popular Allied Health Professions Trade Schools list. Located in the large city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#4

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL

A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is a great place for allied health professions students. Located in the city of Fort Lauderdale, Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Hillsborough Community College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Trade Schools list. HCC is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Tampa.

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#6

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV

College of Southern Nevada did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #6 on the list. CSN is a fairly large public school located in the city of Las Vegas.

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#7

Valencia College

Orlando, FL

Valencia College came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Allied Health Professions Trade Schools ranking. Valencia College is a very large public school located in the large city of Orlando.

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#8

West Coast Ultrasound Institute

Beverly Hills, CA

West Coast Ultrasound Institute did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #8 on the list. West Coast Ultrasound Institute is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the large city of Beverly Hills.

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#9

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn, IL

College of DuPage ranked #9 on this year’s Most Popular Allied Health Professions Trade Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Glen Ellyn, COD is a public school with a very large student population.

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#10

Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, FL

Palm Beach State College came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Allied Health Professions Trade Schools ranking. Located in the large suburb of Lake Worth, Palm Beach State College is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular 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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Madison Area Technical College landed the #12 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular allied health professions programs. Madison College is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Madison.

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#13

Palomar College

San Marcos, CA

With a ranking of #13, Palomar College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for allied health professions students. Located in the large suburb of San Marcos, Palomar College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Weber State University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #14 on the list. WSU is a very large public school located in the small city of Ogden.

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Cuyahoga Community College District landed the #15 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular allied health professions programs. Located in the city of Cleveland, Cuyahoga Community College District is a public college with a very large student population.

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Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting landed the #16 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular allied health professions programs. Located in the large city of Nashville, Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting is a private for-profit college with a fairly small student population.

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Lord Fairfax Community College ranked #17 on this year’s Most Popular Allied Health Professions Trade Schools list. 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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With a ranking of #18, Central New Mexico Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for allied health professions students. Located in the city of Albuquerque, CNM is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #19 on the list. Located in the city of San Antonio, UT Health San Antonio is a public college with a small student population.

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Seminole State College of Florida ranked #20 on this year’s Most Popular Allied Health Professions Trade Schools list. Located in the city of Sanford, Seminole State is a public school with a large student population.

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American Medical Academy did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #21 on the list. Located in the suburb of Miami, American Medical Academy is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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With a ranking of #22, Pima Medical Institute - Tucson did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for allied health professions students. PMI Tucson is a small private for-profit school located in the large city of Tucson.

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#23

Pima Community College

Tucson, AZ

Pima Community College landed the #23 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular allied health professions programs. Located in the city of Tucson, Pima County Community College District is a public school with a large student population.

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#24

Miami Dade College

Miami, FL

With a ranking of #24, Miami Dade College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for allied health professions students. MDC is a very large public school located in the city of Miami.

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Columbus State Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for allied health professions students. It came in at #25 on the list. Columbus State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Columbus.

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#28

Glendale Community College

Glendale, AZ
#29

South Texas College

McAllen, TX
#30

Butte College

Oroville, CA
#31

Santa Fe College

Gainesville, FL
#32

Front Range Community College

Westminster, CO
#34

Crafton Hills College

Yucaipa, CA
#36

MSU Texas

Wichita Falls, TX
#37

Oxnard College

Oxnard, CA
#42

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX
#43

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT
#45

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, GA
#48

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, GA

Remaining Award Winners

This list shows the rest of the colleges awarded a Most Popular Allied Health Professions Trade Schools badge. Showing in this list means the college was ranked in the top 15% of the 1705 different United States allied health professions schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X College Chicago, IL
51 Oregon Institute of Technology Klamath Falls, OR
53 Elgin Community College Elgin, IL
54 Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA
55 Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL
56 Bakersfield College Bakersfield, CA
57 Houston Community College Houston, TX
58 Pueblo Community College Pueblo, CO
59 Aims Community College Greeley, CO
60 Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts San Mateo, CA
61 John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner, AL
62 Southern Regional Technical College Thomasville, GA
62 GateWay Community College - Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
64 Madisonville Community College Madisonville, KY
65 Galveston College Galveston, TX
66 Lansing Community College Lansing, MI
67 Piedmont Virginia Community College Charlottesville, VA
67 Austin Community College District Austin, TX
69 Red Rocks Community College Lakewood, CO
70 Wallace State Community College, Hanceville Hanceville, AL
70 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, OH
72 Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs, CO
73 High Desert Medical College Lancaster, CA
73 Bryan University Tempe, AZ
73 Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City, OK
76 Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, WI
76 Gateway Technical College Kenosha, WI
78 New York Methodist Hospital Center for Allied Health Education Brooklyn, NY
79 Saddleback College Mission Viejo, CA
80 Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga, TN
81 St Petersburg College Clearwater, FL
82 Mountain Empire Community College Big Stone Gap, VA
83 Associated Technical College-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
84 Columbia State Community College Columbia, TN
84 Southern Union State Community College Wadley, AL
84 Moreno Valley College Moreno Valley, CA
87 Pasco-Hernando State College New Port Richey, FL
88 University of South Alabama Mobile, AL
89 Health Career Institute West Palm Beach, FL
90 Collin County Community College District McKinney, TX
91 Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh, PA
91 College of Central Florida Ocala, FL
93 Baker College Flint, MI
93 Cuesta College San Luis Obispo, CA
95 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
96 Tulsa Technology Center Tulsa, OK
96 CBD College Los Angeles, CA
98 Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
99 EDIC College Caguas, PR
100 Platt College - Ontario Ontario, CA
101 Gulf Coast State College Panama City, FL
102 Atenas College Manati, PR
102 Tarrant County College District Fort Worth, TX
102 Central Virginia Community College Lynchburg, VA
102 South Louisiana Community College Lafayette, LA
106 Universidad Metropolitana San Juan, PR
107 American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education Piscataway, NJ
107 Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome, GA
109 Universidad del Este Carolina, PR
109 Roane State Community College Harriman, TN
111 Owens Community College Perrysburg, OH
112 Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, CA
112 GateWay Community College - Central City Phoenix, AZ
114 Indian River State College Fort Pierce, FL
114 Germanna Community College Locust Grove, VA
116 Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS
116 Wallace Community College, Dothan Dothan, AL
118 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Valdosta, GA
118 Four County Career Center Archbold, OH
120 Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City, IA
120 El Centro College Dallas, TX
122 Concorde Career College - Memphis Memphis, TN
122 Delgado Community College New Orleans, LA
122 Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI
122 Greenville Technical College Greenville, SC
126 St John’s University - New York Queens, NY
127 College of the Canyons Santa Clarita, CA
127 Pima Medical Institute - Mesa Mesa, AZ
129 American Career College - Ontario Ontario, CA
130 Pitt Community College Winterville, NC
130 Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology Delray Beach, FL
130 Adventist University of Health Sciences Orlando, FL
130 Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, CO
134 The College of Health Care Professions - Northwest Houston, TX
135 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
135 Washburn University Topeka, KS
137 Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, WI
137 Polk State College Winter Haven, FL
139 Hudson Valley Community College Troy, NY
140 Lanier Technical College Oakwood, GA
140 Amarillo College Amarillo, TX
140 Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO
143 Manhattan Institute New York, NY
143 Portland Community College Portland, OR
143 Eastwick College - Ramsey Ramsey, NJ
146 El Camino College Torrance, CA
146 University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Cincinnati, OH
148 Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro, GA
148 Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX
150 Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Lancaster, PA
150 Western Technical College La Crosse, WI
150 Navarro College Corsicana, TX
153 Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI
153 St Philip’s College San Antonio, TX
153 Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee, FL
156 Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA
157 Platt College - Riverside Riverside, CA
157 Midwestern Career College Chicago, IL
157 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
157 Arapahoe Community College Littleton, CO
161 Central Ohio Technical College Newark, OH
162 The College of Health Care Professions - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
162 ECPI University Virginia Beach, VA
164 William Rainey Harper College Palatine, IL
165 New York Medical Career Training Center Flushing, NY
165 Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, WI
167 South Arkansas Community College El Dorado, AR
167 Northern Virginia Community College Annandale, VA
169 City College of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
169 Edgecombe Community College Tarboro, NC
171 Chattahoochee Valley Community College Phenix City, AL
172 Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA
173 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, AR
173 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
175 Triton College River Grove, IL
175 Skyline College San Bruno, CA
177 Foothill College Los Altos Hills, CA
177 Yavapai College Prescott, AZ
177 Bergen Community College Paramus, NJ
180 Oakton Community College Des Plaines, IL
180 Century College - White Bear Lake White Bear Lake, MN
182 Bellevue College Bellevue, WA
183 Brookhaven College Farmers Branch, TX
183 South College Knoxville, TN
185 Santa Fe Community College Santa Fe, NM
185 Reynolds Community College Richmond, VA
185 College of Lake County Grayslake, IL
188 Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, WI
188 Cypress College Cypress, CA
188 South Suburban College South Holland, IL
188 Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Campus Roswell, NM
192 Lakeland Community College Kirtland, OH
192 Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills, IL
192 University of Missouri - Columbia Columbia, MO
192 Augusta Technical College Augusta, GA
192 Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Barranquitas Barranquitas, PR
192 Atlanta Technical College Atlanta, GA
198 Fort Hays State University Hays, KS
199 Bunker Hill Community College Boston, MA
199 Siena Heights University Adrian, MI
201 Concorde Career College - Aurora Aurora, CO
202 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Boston, MA
203 Pima Medical Institute - Denver Denver, CO
203 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale, IL
203 Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN
203 Southeast Community College Area Lincoln, NE
207 Massachusetts Bay Community College Wellesley Hills, MA
207 South Florida State College Avon Park, FL
207 Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka, KS
207 Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield, MO
207 Merced College Merced, CA
212 College of the Sequoias Visalia, CA
212 Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport, IA
212 Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI
215 Tulsa Community College Tulsa, OK
216 Saint Louis Community College Saint Louis, MO
216 Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
216 Lincoln Land Community College Springfield, IL
216 El Paso Community College El Paso, TX
216 Ohio State University - Main Campus Columbus, OH
216 Moorpark College Moorpark, CA
222 Davis Technical College Kaysville, UT
222 Morehead State University Morehead, KY
224 Solano Community College Fairfield, CA
224 Temple College Temple, TX
224 Modern Technology School Fountain Valley, CA
227 University of Southern Maine Portland, ME
227 Modesto Junior College Modesto, CA
227 San Juan College Farmington, NM
227 Chandler-Gilbert Community College Chandler, AZ
231 Mayo Clinic School of Medicine Rochester, MN
231 Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem, NC
231 Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac, WI
231 Platt College - Anaheim Anaheim, CA
235 Pima Medical Institute - Houston Houston, TX
235 Suncoast Technical College Sarasota, FL
235 Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway, SC
235 Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville, NC
239 Community College of Denver Denver, CO
239 Wytheville Community College Wytheville, VA
241 Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla Aguadilla, PR
241 Anne Arundel Community College Arnold, MD
241 Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills, MI
241 Jackson State Community College Jackson, TN
245 Institute of Health Sciences Hunt Valley, MD
245 Texas State Technical College Waco, TX
245 Clark State Community College Springfield, OH
245 Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI
245 Northeast State Community College Blountville, TN
250 New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Las Cruces, NM
250 Alvin Community College Alvin, TX
250 Parkland College Champaign, IL
250 Porterville College Porterville, CA
250 Community College of Aurora Aurora, CO
250 Spokane Community College Spokane, WA

Additional Noteworthy Schools

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

Rank College Location
256 Macomb Community College Warren, MI
256 Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont, TX
256 Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg, PA
259 The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville, TX
259 Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta, GA
259 Mid-State Technical College Wisconsin Rapids, WI
259 Pensacola State College Pensacola, FL
263 Gateway Community and Technical College Florence, KY
263 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY
263 Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA
263 Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport, PA
263 Carrington College, Sacramento Sacramento, CA
263 Allan Hancock College Santa Maria, CA
269 Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC
269 LIU Post Brookville, NY
269 St Catherine University Saint Paul, MN
269 Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
273 Athens Technical College Athens, GA
273 Concorde Career College - Portland Portland, OR
273 Concorde Career College - Grand Prairie Grand Prairie, TX
273 Hinds Community College Raymond, MS
273 Gadsden State Community College Gadsden, AL
273 Great Basin College Elko, NV
279 Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR
279 New York City College of Technology Brooklyn, NY
279 West Georgia Technical College Waco, GA
279 Nassau Community College Garden City, NY
279 University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH
284 Saint Johns River State College Palatka, FL
284 Southern Technical College Fort Myers, FL
284 Jackson College Jackson, MI
284 Jefferson College Hillsboro, MO
284 Niagara County Community College Sanborn, NY
284 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN
284 Victor Valley College Victorville, CA
291 Trocaire College Buffalo, NY
291 Wayne County Community College District Detroit, MI
291 Davidson County Community College Thomasville, NC
294 Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC
294 Concorde Career College - North Hollywood North Hollywood, CA
294 Blackhawk Technical College Janesville, WI
294 Lenoir Community College Kinston, NC
294 Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville, KY
294 New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich, RI
300 Texas State University San Marcos, TX
300 The College of Health Care Professions - Austin Austin, TX
300 Baptist Health System School of Health Professions San Antonio, TX
300 William T McFatter Technical College Davie, FL
304 Weatherford College Weatherford, TX
304 Lorain County Community College Elyria, OH
304 Northwest Florida State College Niceville, FL
304 American River College Sacramento, CA
304 Central California School of Continuing Education San Luis Obispo, CA
304 Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences Reading, PA
304 Columbus Technical College Columbus, GA
304 Concorde Career College - San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA
312 American Career College - Anaheim Anaheim, CA
312 Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches, LA
312 Phoenix College Phoenix, AZ
312 Walters State Community College Morristown, TN
312 Community College of Rhode Island Warwick, RI
312 Bluegrass Community and Technical College Lexington, KY
318 Motlow State Community College Tullahoma, TN
318 Glendale Career College Glendale, CA
318 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
318 North Iowa Area Community College Mason City, IA
322 Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY
322 Nunez Community College Chalmette, LA
322 Grossmont College El Cajon, CA
325 The College of Health Care Professions - McAllen Campus McAllen, TX
325 Kettering College Kettering, OH
325 Springfield College Springfield, MA
325 University of Southern Indiana Evansville, IN
325 Idaho State University Pocatello, ID
325 Piedmont Technical College Greenwood, SC
325 Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health Omaha, NE
325 Savannah Technical College Savannah, GA
325 Erie Community College Buffalo, NY
325 Indiana University - Northwest Gary, IN
325 Mineral Area College Park Hills, MO
325 Independence University Salt Lake City, UT
337 Los Angeles City College Los Angeles, CA
337 Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson, KS
337 University of New Mexico - Main Campus Albuquerque, NM
337 Carnegie Institute Troy, MI
337 Sullivan University Louisville, KY
337 Platt College - Los Angeles Alhambra, CA
337 Manatee Technical College Bradenton, FL
337 Capital Community College Hartford, CT
337 Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay, OR

Allied Health Professions by Region

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

Region
Southeast
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).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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