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Schools Offering Healthcare Programs in Missouri


Approximately 9.6% of graduates in of Missouri receive healthcare degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 17,362 healthcare professionals graduate from Missouri's 144 healthcare schools.

Top Schools

Webster University, which is located in Saint Louis, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a healthcare program. It received a ranking of 30th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 214 students graduated from Webster University's healthcare program. Students at Webster University paid $21,748 per year in tuition fees.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, which was ranked 37th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a healthcare program. It is located in Kansas City. 14 students graduated with degree in healthcare from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2010. The tuition rate at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary was $6,392 per year.

The third-ranked school in Missouri with a healthcare program is Westminster College, which is located in Fulton. In 2010, it was ranked 39th nationwide. In 2010, Westminster College graduated 1 students from its healthcare programs. Westminster College charged in-state students $19,760 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Missouri healthcare school, average tuition will be $7,592 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,704 per year to $40,369 per year. The Missouri healthcare schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
  3. William Jewell College - located in Liberty, students are charged $28,450 per year

The following Missouri healthcare schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. East Central College - located in Union, students are charged $1,704 per year
  2. Crowder College - located in Neosho, students are charged $1,920 per year
  3. St Charles Community College - located in Saint Peters, students are charged $1,920 per year

A healthcare degree from a Missouri school... what next?

healthcare graduates in Missouri can go into a variety of professions such as office manager, clinical social worker, teacher of the speech and hearing handicapped, fitness and wellness coordinator, and nurse epidemiologist. Missouri had 142,070 healthcare professionals in 2010. 1,240 of these healthcare professionals were clinical instructors, 4,390 were office managers, and 4,520 were clinical social workers. In Missouri, the largest numbers of healthcare professional work in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 69,180 healthcare professionals
  2. Franklin County - 47,080 healthcare professionals
  3. Christian County - 10,760 healthcare professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of healthcare professionals in the state of Missouri will grow to 145,480. This would require a 15% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, healthcare professionals earn $59,951 per year. However, Missouri healthcare professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,600 per year to more than $136,970 per year in 2010. The counties in Missouri with the highest average salary for healthcare professionals are:

  1. Franklin County - $72,460 per year
  2. Doniphan County - $66,114 per year
  3. Bond County - $64,032 per year

On average, healthcare professionals earn the least in the following Missouri counties:

  1. Jasper County - $46,698 per year
  2. Boone County - $54,276 per year
  3. Audrain County - $54,924 per year

The healthcare professionals with highest average salaries in Missouri were:

  1. Allergists And Immunologist - $161,840 per year
  2. Pediatrician - $149,250 per year
  3. Biophysics Scientist - $137,300 per year

The healthcare professionals with lowest average salaries in Missouri were:

  1. Physical Therapy Aide - $23,880 per year
  2. Plastic Surgeon - per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in healthcare and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as x ray technology or ultrasound technology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Healthcare in Missouri
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Healthcare in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in Healthcare in Missouri
  • Certificate in Healthcare in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,321 miles from location Metro Business College Rolla MO n/a n/a n/a
6,248 miles from location Brown Mackie College-St Louis Fenton MO n/a n/a n/a
6,459 miles from location Cass Career Center Harrisonville MO n/a n/a n/a
6,470 miles from location City Vision College Kansas City MO n/a n/a n/a
6,482 miles from location American College of Technology Saint Joseph MO n/a n/a n/a
6,245 miles from location Metro Business College Arnold MO n/a n/a n/a
6,344 miles from location Metro Business College Jefferson City MO n/a n/a n/a
6,350 miles from location University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia MO 40.0709 41% 31,237
6,405 miles from location Missouri State University Springfield MO 35.1751 57% 20,371
6,244 miles from location Webster University Saint Louis MO 70.0021 38% 19,372
6,242 miles from location University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis MO 25.4763 41% 16,534
6,237 miles from location Saint Louis University-Main Campus Saint Louis MO 35.9842 23% 16,317
6,350 miles from location Columbia College Columbia MO 22.5455 32% 15,556
6,471 miles from location University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City MO 27.6206 38% 14,799
6,242 miles from location Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 47.1167 30% 13,575
6,407 miles from location Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield MO 11.4627 n/a 12,884
6,476 miles from location Park University Kansas City MO 24.2346 53% 12,775
6,426 miles from location University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 30.4658 51% 11,191
6,248 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Saint Louis MO 10.531 n/a 11,186
6,198 miles from location Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO 28.8196 47% 10,801
6,252 miles from location Lindenwood University Saint Charles MO 57.1604 55% 10,408
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis MO 9.06966 n/a 8,207
6,259 miles from location St Charles Community College Saint Peters MO 10.8568 n/a 7,814
6,475 miles from location Grantham University Kansas City MO 4.71658 n/a 7,573
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley Saint Louis MO 8.67516 n/a 7,210
6,482 miles from location Northwest Missouri State University Maryville MO 30.4083 41% 7,076
6,465 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Longview Lees Summit MO 10.817 n/a 6,292
6,255 miles from location Jefferson College Hillsboro MO 18.6583 n/a 5,788
6,361 miles from location Truman State University Kirksville MO 35.1898 40% 5,781
6,479 miles from location Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph MO 17.4939 n/a 5,703
6,471 miles from location Missouri Southern State University Joplin MO 24.3231 58% 5,701
6,406 miles from location Drury University Springfield MO 29.0015 49% 5,489
6,356 miles from location Moberly Area Community College Moberly MO 17.7037 n/a 4,952
6,468 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods Kansas City MO 9.55251 n/a 4,880
6,472 miles from location Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Kansas City MO 9.3452 n/a 4,656
6,466 miles from location Crowder College Neosho MO 18.5042 n/a 4,482
6,401 miles from location State Fair Community College Sedalia MO 16.3254 n/a 4,263
6,277 miles from location East Central College Union MO 12.8274 n/a 4,203
6,411 miles from location Southwest Baptist University Bolivar MO 23.5388 31% 3,716
6,362 miles from location A T Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville MO 0.442487 n/a 3,702
6,251 miles from location Mineral Area College Park Hills MO 18.8434 n/a 3,671
0 miles from location Chamberlain College of Nursing Saint Louis MO 21.2129 85% 3,545
6,252 miles from location Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis MO 30.1378 48% 3,534
6,249 miles from location Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff MO 15.6351 n/a 3,527
6,342 miles from location Lincoln University Jefferson City MO 15.6751 n/a 3,314
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette MO 0.893999 n/a 3,134
6,470 miles from location Rockhurst University Kansas City MO 30.406 26% 3,029
6,242 miles from location Fontbonne University Saint Louis MO 24.6262 41% 2,863
6,330 miles from location William Woods University Fulton MO 22.5596 24% 2,412
6,328 miles from location Missouri State University-West Plains West Plains MO 16.1516 n/a 2,162
6,404 miles from location Evangel University Springfield MO 23.9791 50% 1,955
6,472 miles from location Avila University Kansas City MO 22.53 27% 1,893
6,237 miles from location Harris-Stowe State University Saint Louis MO 12.7466 n/a 1,886
6,416 miles from location North Central Missouri College Trenton MO 22.466 n/a 1,802
6,396 miles from location Missouri Valley College Marshall MO 17.8358 36% 1,789
6,242 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Louis MO 24.3007 n/a 1,707
6,405 miles from location College of the Ozarks Point Lookout MO 35.6208 93% 1,347
6,239 miles from location St Louis College of Pharmacy Saint Louis MO 30.8732 83% 1,233
6,350 miles from location Stephens College Columbia MO 58.0968 48% 1,231
6,325 miles from location Linn State Technical College Linn MO 26.9108 n/a 1,142
6,254 miles from location Logan College of Chiropractic Chesterfield MO 1.31326 n/a 1,111
6,330 miles from location Westminster College Fulton MO 61.3658 29% 1,087
6,461 miles from location William Jewell College Liberty MO 28.6091 21% 1,083
6,470 miles from location Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Kansas City MO 0.129089 n/a 1,080
6,248 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Louis MO 27.9613 n/a 1,052
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette MO 21.0328 34% 1,051
6,251 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Fenton MO 22.9563 n/a 1,044
6,299 miles from location Hannibal-Lagrange College Hannibal MO 21.2492 33% 1,042
6,250 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Earth City Earth City MO 20.5386 100% 1,001
6,465 miles from location Vatterott College Kansas City MO 20.6058 n/a 960
6,470 miles from location Colorado Technical University Kansas City MO 17.668 n/a 947
6,245 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Hazelwood MO 20.3659 n/a 929
6,243 miles from location Missouri College Saint Louis MO 19.3966 n/a 920
6,471 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Kansas City MO 21.7884 n/a 919
6,250 miles from location Everest College-Earth City Earth City MO 21.445 100% 910
6,471 miles from location Heritage College-Kansas City Kansas City MO 19.9085 n/a 852
6,470 miles from location Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Kansas City MO 63.0302 100% 840
6,471 miles from location Concorde Career Colleges Kansas City MO 31.0093 100% 821
6,260 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Saint Peters MO 24.7073 n/a 779
6,306 miles from location Culver-Stockton College Canton MO 22.2938 19% 754
6,459 miles from location National American University-Independence Independence MO 10.1099 n/a 747
6,201 miles from location Metro Business College of Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau MO 31.2236 n/a 667
6,471 miles from location University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus Kansas City MO 7.71755 n/a 635
6,239 miles from location Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing Saint Louis MO 1.25624 n/a 634
6,406 miles from location Vatterott College Springfield MO 26.1229 n/a 609
6,473 miles from location Vatterott College Joplin MO 24.1238 n/a 536
6,407 miles from location Everest College-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 18.4511 81% 520
6,406 miles from location Cox College Springfield MO 41.9327 60% 497
6,249 miles from location Hickey College Saint Louis MO 25.5214 n/a 480
6,250 miles from location University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus Maryland Heights MO 5.45973 n/a 462
6,476 miles from location National American University-Zona Rosa Kansas City MO 1.2034 n/a 458
6,248 miles from location Anthem College-Fenton Fenton MO 25.9594 n/a 446
6,470 miles from location Research College of Nursing Kansas City MO 23.9042 27% 440
6,262 miles from location Vatterott College-St Charles Campus Saint Charles MO 26.5997 n/a 392
6,250 miles from location Anthem College-Maryland Heights Maryland Heights MO 21.4481 n/a 346
6,239 miles from location St. Louis College of Health Careers Saint Louis MO 29.1772 n/a 340
6,473 miles from location Anthem College-Kansas City Kansas City MO 15.9981 n/a 323
6,481 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Joseph MO 25.634 n/a 304
6,409 miles from location Forest Institute of Professional Psychology Springfield MO 0.0310769 n/a 260
6,471 miles from location Franklin Technology-MSSU Joplin MO 31.8145 n/a 226
6,405 miles from location Bryan College Springfield MO 42.1829 100% 210
6,250 miles from location St. Louis College of Health Careers Fenton MO 33.2897 n/a 200
6,472 miles from location WellSpring School of Allied Health Kansas City MO 1.32182 n/a 195
6,247 miles from location Midwest Institute Saint Louis MO 38.906 100% 191
6,333 miles from location Texas County Technical Institute Houston MO 36.906 100% 186
6,320 miles from location Rolla Technical Institute Rolla MO 32.7748 n/a 177
6,480 miles from location Hillyard Technical Center Saint Joseph MO 33.8139 n/a 164
6,237 miles from location Lutheran School of Nursing Saint Louis MO 8.505 100% 160
6,475 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Kansas City MO n/a n/a 148
0 miles from location University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 3.68541 n/a 143
6,241 miles from location Applied Technology Services Saint Louis MO 38.2649 100% 138
6,201 miles from location Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center Cape Girardeau MO 29.2624 n/a 138
6,200 miles from location Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences Cape Girardeau MO 38.1156 32% 126
6,472 miles from location Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences Kansas City MO 1.86971 n/a 123
6,327 miles from location South Central Career Center West Plains MO 31.7599 n/a 121
6,414 miles from location Grand River Technical School Chillicothe MO 42.3195 89% 102
6,242 miles from location Healing Arts Center Saint Louis MO n/a n/a 101
6,343 miles from location Nichols Career Center Jefferson City MO 47.0264 100% 78
6,249 miles from location Poplar Bluff School District Practical Nurse Program Poplar Bluff MO 41.7766 100% 70
6,361 miles from location Kirksville Area Technical Center Kirksville MO 43.307 100% 67
6,279 miles from location Pike-Lincoln Technical Center Eolia MO 38.9774 100% 56
6,201 miles from location Sikeston Career and Technology Center Sikeston MO 35.9231 100% 51
6,371 miles from location Lebanon Technology and Career Center Lebanon MO 34.48 n/a 50
6,351 miles from location Waynesville Career Center Waynesville MO 38.5667 n/a 49
6,351 miles from location Columbia Area Vocational Technical School Columbia MO 36.3446 100% 43
6,470 miles from location Truman Medical Center School for Nurse Anesthesia Kansas City MO 0.00513963 n/a 43
6,432 miles from location Lex La-Ray Technical Center Lexington MO 30.0167 n/a 43
6,406 miles from location CoxHealth School of Radiologic Technology Springfield MO 1.62791 n/a 40
6,425 miles from location Warrensburg Area Career Center Warrensburg MO 38.875 100% 39
6,463 miles from location Nevada Regional Technical Center Nevada MO 37.5206 n/a 38
6,299 miles from location Hannibal Career and Technical Center Hannibal MO 53.1509 83% 37
6,280 miles from location Four Rivers Career Center Washington MO 43.6443 100% 37
6,481 miles from location Northland Career Center Platte City MO 33.6107 n/a 37
6,397 miles from location Saline County Career Center Marshall MO 35.037 100% 35
6,405 miles from location St John's Regional Health Center-School of Radiologic Technology Springfield MO 1.18429 n/a 32
6,406 miles from location Professional Massage Training Center Springfield MO 29.974 38% 32
6,212 miles from location Pemiscot County Special School District Hayti MO 30.9665 n/a 26
6,374 miles from location Boonslick Technical Education Center Boonville MO 36.3251 100% 25
6,365 miles from location Eldon Career Center Eldon MO 32.4036 66% 22
6,229 miles from location Kennett Career and Technology Center Kennett MO 34.0661 n/a 21
6,406 miles from location Lester E Cox Medical Center-School of Medical Technology Springfield MO 0.032311 n/a 6
6,354 miles from location Moberly Area Technical Center Moberly MO 34.6798 n/a 6
6,374 miles from location Lake Career and Technical Center Camdenton MO 37.4864 n/a 5
6,429 miles from location Clinton Technical School Clinton MO 16.6984 100% 1
 

Curious what studying Healthcare gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 66,810 $59,140 25.0%
2
Medical Secretaries + 21,560 $29,570 202.0%
3
Medical Assistants + 8,300 $26,830 24.6%
4
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 5,850 $161,840 114.3%
5
Healthcare Social Workers + 4,520 $41,510 63.8%
6
Medical and Health Services Managers + 4,390 $77,000 24.0%
7
Physical Therapists + 4,140 $70,040 24.3%
8
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 3,750 $32,880 -25.0%
9
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers + 3,540 $33,530 30.6%
10
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,820 $70,180 -26.6%
11
Speech-Language Pathologists + 2,710 $64,050 21.0%
12
Occupational Therapists + 2,430 $68,380 10.5%
13
Physical Therapist Assistants + 1,770 $47,810 30.1%
14
Health Educators + 1,240 $44,490 -2.4%
15
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 1,140 $46,580 2.7%
16
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists + 1,130 $60,650 29.9%
17
Mental Health Counselors + 880 $36,490 -12.0%
18
Occupational Therapy Assistants + 780 $50,930 16.4%
19
Physician Assistants + 720 $72,860 -16.3%
20
Physical Therapist Aides + 660 $23,880 -7.0%
21
Surgeons + 510 n/a -41.4%
22
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 460 $79,770 -76.3%
23
Athletic Trainers + 370 $37,980 -55.4%
24
Pediatricians, General + 330 $149,250 -52.2%
25
Radiation Therapists + 240 $72,210 -11.1%
26
Education Administrators, All Other + 210 $72,330 -38.2%
27
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 210 $57,830 -94.1%
28
Occupational Therapy Aides + 210 $29,200 50.0%
29
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians + 190 $50,600
30
Physicists + 120 $137,300 140.0%
31
Epidemiologists + 80 $53,380 -68.0%
 

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