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Undergraduate Certificate in Allied Health Professions

13,537 Yearly Graduations
$35,150 Median Salary
$11,470 Median Debt
In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 37% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.4% of allied health graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Allied Health Majors

In 2018-2019, 13,537 earned their undergraduate certificate in allied health. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in allied health at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 28,069
Basic Certificate 22,739
Undergraduate Certificate 13,537

Earnings of Allied Health Majors With Undergraduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in allied health is $35,150. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $30,000 and the high is $41,025.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in allied health is $11,470. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $15,951 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $9,188.


Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $119.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in allied health. About 57.1% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 5,809
Women 7,728
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificate in Allied Health

The racial-ethnic distribution of allied health undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 495
Black or African American 1,070
Hispanic or Latino 2,912
White 8,154
International Students 49
Other Races/Ethnicities 857
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allied Health Undergraduate Certificate Students

Allied Health Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Emergency Medical Technology 6,305
Surgical Technology 3,237
Sonographer/Ultrasound Technology 1,245
Radiologic Technology 1,053
Medical Radiologic Technology 332

Below are some popular majors that are similar to allied health that offer undergraduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Allied Health Services 48,726
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 44,340
Health/Medical Admin Services 16,916
Dental Support Services 10,602
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 4,144


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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