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Schools Offering Health Science Programs in Arizona


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Arizona graduates receive degrees in health science. In other words, every year an estimated 95 health science professionals graduate from Arizona's 6 health science schools.

Top Schools

Prescott College, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a health science program. It is located in Prescott. In 2010, no students graduated from Prescott College's health science program. The tuition rate at Prescott College was $26,235 per year.

University of Arizona, which was ranked 60th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a health science program. It is located in Tucson. In 2010, 23 students graduated from University of Arizona health science program. Students at University of Arizona paid $8,237 per year in tuition fees.

College America, which was ranked 60th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a health science program. It is located in Flagstaff. Tuition at College America was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Arizona's health science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,628 per year, though tuition can range from $26,235 per year to $1,560 per year. The Arizona health science schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. University of Arizona - located in Tucson, students are charged $8,237 per year
  3. Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year

The health science schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Cochise College - located in Douglas, students are charged $1,560 per year
  2. South Mountain Community College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year

A health science degree from an Arizona school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs health science graduates in Arizona pursue include office manager, nurse epidemiologist, clinical research scientist, biophysics scientist, and therapist. In 2010, there were 107,120 health science professional working in Arizona, including 380 fitness and wellness coordinators, 6,520 office managers, and 70 nurse epidemiologists. The following counties have the largest number of Arizona health science professionals:

  1. Maricopa County - 71,020 health science professionals
  2. Pima County - 19,060 health science professionals
  3. Yavapai County - 2,710 health science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 117,150 health science professionals will be working in Arizona. This would require the number of health science professional to grow by 18%.

Salary

health science professionals in Arizona make an average of $70,963 per year. However, Arizona health science professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,430 per year to more than $160,990 per year in 2010. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for health science professionals are:

  1. Coconino County - $70,392 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $68,245 per year
  3. Yavapai County - $67,025 per year

Health science professionals in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Cochise County - $59,425 per year
  2. Mohave County - $62,934 per year
  3. Apache County - $63,211 per year

The health science professionals with highest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Plastic Surgeon - $237,820 per year
  2. Allergists And Immunologist - $180,740 per year
  3. Pediatrician - $159,690 per year

The health science professionals with lowest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Physical Therapy Aide - $24,870 per year
  2. Rehabilitation Aide - $24,760 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in health science in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or biology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Health Science in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Health Science in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Health Science in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
7,488 miles from location South Mountain Community College Phoenix AZ 9.12971 n/a 5,444
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
7,438 miles from location College America Flagstaff AZ 20.8117 n/a 279
 

Curious what studying Health Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 41,730 $70,220 34.6%
2
Medical Assistants + 13,050 $31,250 64.4%
3
Medical Secretaries + 9,110 $30,910 90.2%
4
Medical and Health Services Managers + 6,520 $87,380 35.6%
5
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 5,310 $180,740 176.6%
6
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 4,870 $34,720 34.5%
7
Physical Therapists + 3,250 $79,350 29.0%
8
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers + 2,810 $39,720 68.3%
9
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,740 $113,600 149.1%
10
Speech-Language Pathologists + 2,460 $63,470 78.3%
11
Healthcare Social Workers + 2,230 $45,370 64.0%
12
Physician Assistants + 1,530 $84,500 11.7%
13
Occupational Therapists + 1,490 $68,780 41.9%
14
Mental Health Counselors + 1,410 $42,760 -19.9%
15
Health Educators + 1,160 $44,250 46.8%
16
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 870 $49,330 -13.9%
17
Physical Therapist Assistants + 820 $45,450 -12.8%
18
Physical Therapist Aides + 770 $24,870 -40.3%
19
Surgeons + 680 $237,820 70.0%
20
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists + 680 $62,950 58.1%
21
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 660 $80,580 46.7%
22
Radiation Therapists + 630 $77,520
23
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 520 $60,040 -76.4%
24
Pediatricians, General + 480 $159,690 -12.7%
25
Education Administrators, All Other + 380 $74,780
26
Physicists + 260 $86,220 23.8%
27
Athletic Trainers + 240 $40,760 60.0%
28
Occupational Therapy Assistants + 200 $50,690 11.1%
29
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians + 110 $55,130 -38.9%
30
Occupational Therapy Aides + 80 $24,760 -11.1%
31
Epidemiologists + 70 $52,240 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are health science related jobs in Arizona