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Schools Offering Allied Health Programs in Oklahoma


Each year, approximately 3.4% of Oklahoma graduates receive certificates in allied health. That means an estimated 3,438 allied health professionals graduate from Oklahoma's 77 allied health schools each year.

Top Schools

Oklahoma Christian University, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a allied health program. It is located in Edmond. In 2010, no students graduated from Oklahoma Christian University's allied health program. Students at Oklahoma Christian University paid $17,456 per year in tuition fees.

Saint Gregorys University, which was ranked 54th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a allied health program. It is located in Shawnee. Students at Saint Gregorys University paid $17,516 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Oklahoma with a allied health program is Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee, which is located in Muskogee. In 2010, it was ranked 60th nationwide. In 2010, 15 students graduated from Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee allied health program. Tuition at Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee was $0 per year.

Cost

Allied health schools in Oklahoma, charge students an average tuition of $3,209 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $28,735 per year, or as little as $2,216 per year. In 2010, the following Oklahoma allied health schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Tulsa - located in Tulsa, students are charged $28,735 per year
  2. Oral Roberts University - located in Tulsa, students are charged $20,054 per year
  3. Oklahoma Baptist University - located in Shawnee, students are charged $18,608 per year

The allied health schools in Oklahoma that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Carl Albert State College - located in Poteau, students are charged $2,216 per year
  2. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
  3. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,419 per year

An allied health certificate from an Oklahoma school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs allied health graduates in Oklahoma pursue include home health aide, nursing assistant, psychiatric aide, occupational therapy assistant, and occupational therapy aide. If you decide to work as an allied health professional in Oklahoma, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 44,000 Oklahoma allied health professional as of 2010. This number includes 6,410 certifed medical assistants, 8,810 home health aides, and 19,330 nursing assistants. In Oklahoma, the largest numbers of allied health professional work in the following counties:

  1. Canadian County - 14,540 allied health professionals
  2. Creek County - 12,110 allied health professionals
  3. Atoka County - 5,560 allied health professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of allied health professionals in Oklahoma will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 51,350 allied health professionals working in Oklahoma. The greatest growth for allied health professional is predicted to be amongst Home Health Aides, who are expected to increase by 37% by 2018.

Salary

On average, allied health professionals earn $28,653 per year. However, Oklahoma allied health professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,420 per year to more than $90,040 per year in 2010. On average allied health professional earn the most in the following Oklahoma counties:

  1. Cherokee County - $31,703 per year
  2. Comanche County - $30,759 per year
  3. Canadian County - $28,936 per year

On average, allied health professionals earn the least in the following Oklahoma counties:

  1. Adair County - $23,762 per year
  2. Atoka County - $25,824 per year
  3. Creek County - $27,412 per year

On average, the highest paid allied health professionals in Oklahoma were:

  1. Physical Therapist Assistant - $46,790 per year
  2. Occupational Therapy Assistant - $44,050 per year
  3. Occupational Therapy Aide - $33,220 per year

The allied health professionals with lowest average salaries in Oklahoma were:

  1. Home Health Aide - $20,620 per year
  2. Pharmacy Aide - $18,370 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in allied health in Oklahoma and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse anesthetist or nurse assisting, 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 Allied Health in Oklahoma
  • Bachelor's Degree in Allied Health in Oklahoma
  • Master's Degree in Allied Health in Oklahoma
  • Doctoral Degree in Allied Health in Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Allied Health in Oklahoma

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,645 miles from location University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman OK 37.9028 45% 25,881
6,620 miles from location Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater OK 35.9758 48% 23,033
6,555 miles from location Tulsa Community College Tulsa OK 12.6303 n/a 19,730
6,645 miles from location University of Central Oklahoma Edmond OK 26.9395 57% 16,092
6,651 miles from location Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City OK 10.7361 n/a 14,114
6,503 miles from location Northeastern State University Tahlequah OK 24.2073 60% 9,239
6,642 miles from location Rose State College Oklahoma City OK 9.15849 n/a 8,981
6,652 miles from location Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City OK 7.35114 n/a 7,367
6,704 miles from location Cameron University Lawton OK 13.8774 n/a 6,126
6,629 miles from location Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa OK 15.0818 n/a 5,228
6,714 miles from location Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford OK 24.705 71% 5,010
6,603 miles from location East Central University Ada OK 24.2862 76% 4,612
6,539 miles from location Rogers State University Claremore OK 17.9774 87% 4,235
6,595 miles from location University of Tulsa Tulsa OK 30.981 30% 4,187
6,647 miles from location University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City OK 2.09335 n/a 3,934
6,755 miles from location Western Oklahoma State College Altus OK 21.9292 100% 3,820
6,558 miles from location Oral Roberts University Tulsa OK 27.5341 49% 3,140
6,607 miles from location Murray State College Tishomingo OK 12.8665 n/a 2,604
6,487 miles from location Carl Albert State College Poteau OK 13.4867 n/a 2,473
6,603 miles from location Seminole State College Seminole OK 13.2494 n/a 2,444
6,673 miles from location Redlands Community College El Reno OK 13.8517 n/a 2,319
6,494 miles from location Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Miami OK 17.4104 n/a 2,191
6,644 miles from location Oklahoma Christian University Edmond OK 61.9078 49% 2,171
6,654 miles from location Southern Nazarene University Bethany OK 22.2153 n/a 2,110
6,527 miles from location Eastern Oklahoma State College Wilburton OK 15.8018 n/a 2,084
6,654 miles from location Francis Tuttle Technology Center Oklahoma City OK 10.646 n/a 1,993
6,616 miles from location Oklahoma Baptist University Shawnee OK 24.8221 15% 1,764
6,554 miles from location Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus Tulsa OK 33.5391 100% 1,393
6,646 miles from location Metro Technology Centers Oklahoma City OK 30.6097 n/a 1,172
6,675 miles from location University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Chickasha OK 22.9487 64% 1,091
6,646 miles from location Moore Norman Technology Center Norman OK 33.4418 100% 1,082
6,524 miles from location Bacone College Muskogee OK 11.2484 60% 1,021
6,594 miles from location Central Technology Center Drumright OK 31.8861 100% 1,014
6,647 miles from location Heritage College-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City OK 20.5372 n/a 854
6,642 miles from location Mid-America Technology Center Wayne OK 18.25 n/a 842
6,617 miles from location Saint Gregorys University Shawnee OK 46.3748 13% 738
6,614 miles from location Gordon Cooper Technology Center Shawnee OK 6.79408 n/a 725
6,523 miles from location Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee Muskogee OK 40.4862 n/a 706
6,634 miles from location Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center Choctaw OK 23.6866 n/a 603
6,664 miles from location Autry Technology Center Enid OK 30.474 100% 587
6,742 miles from location Western Technology Center Burns Flat OK 33.6808 n/a 586
6,622 miles from location Meridian Technology Center Stillwater OK 28.3712 n/a 576
6,552 miles from location Tri County Technology Center Bartlesville OK 32.1436 n/a 568
6,667 miles from location Canadian Valley Technology Center El Reno OK 17.7934 n/a 549
6,630 miles from location Southern Oklahoma Technology Center Ardmore OK 18.2326 56% 494
6,650 miles from location Platt College Oklahoma City OK 27.3833 88% 456
6,555 miles from location Platt College Tulsa OK 25.502 n/a 435
6,558 miles from location Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria Tulsa OK 34.1339 100% 424
6,650 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City OK n/a n/a 423
6,487 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Poteau Poteau OK 21.1406 n/a 422
6,653 miles from location Vatterott College Oklahoma City OK 22.7313 n/a 410
6,561 miles from location Green Country Technology Center Okmulgee OK 32.847 n/a 328
6,551 miles from location Vatterott College-Tulsa Tulsa OK 22.902 n/a 325
6,749 miles from location High Plains Technology Center Woodward OK 29.2394 n/a 288
6,555 miles from location Community Care College Tulsa OK 10.2826 n/a 286
6,604 miles from location Pontotoc Technology Center Ada OK 34.2037 n/a 249
6,705 miles from location Great Plains Technology Center Lawton OK 35.6039 n/a 239
6,552 miles from location Career Point College Tulsa OK 26.4444 n/a 219
6,647 miles from location Oklahoma Health Academy Oklahoma City OK 22.4998 n/a 216
6,577 miles from location Wes Watkins Technology Center Wetumka OK 23.9084 n/a 214
6,552 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Tulsa Tulsa OK n/a n/a 206
6,550 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester Mcalester OK 23.4821 n/a 200
6,702 miles from location Caddo Kiowa Technology Center Fort Cobb OK 30.5143 n/a 183
6,683 miles from location Chisholm Trail Technology Center Omega OK 18.4787 n/a 173
6,703 miles from location Platt College Lawton OK 20.8891 n/a 152
6,653 miles from location Platt College-OKC Central Campus Oklahoma City OK 19.8192 n/a 146
6,540 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Hugo Hugo OK 35.2462 n/a 144
6,433 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Idabel Idabel OK 32.0701 n/a 142
0 miles from location Northeast Technology Center Claremore OK n/a n/a 137
6,485 miles from location Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell Stilwell OK 36.0819 n/a 133
6,552 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City OK n/a n/a 120
6,646 miles from location Platt College Oklahoma City OK 33.9939 100% 103
6,557 miles from location Oklahoma Health Academy Tulsa OK 23.056 n/a 78
6,592 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant Durant OK 33.1599 n/a 72
6,552 miles from location American Institute of Medical Technology Tulsa OK 34.9918 n/a 61
6,647 miles from location Brookline College Oklahoma City OK 14.508 n/a 36
6,705 miles from location Northwest Technology Center Alva OK 33.8858 n/a 35
 

Curious what studying Allied Health gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants + 19,330 $20,780 -8.1%
2
Home Health Aides + 8,810 $20,620 11.1%
3
Medical Assistants + 6,410 $26,010 12.9%
4
Dental Assistants + 3,680 $29,800 34.8%
5
Physical Therapist Assistants + 1,250 $46,790 23.8%
6
Medical Transcriptionists + 1,040 $27,460 -12.6%
7
Psychiatric Aides + 960 $22,240 10.3%
8
Physical Therapist Aides + 730 $22,810 -7.6%
9
Pharmacy Aides + 610 $18,370 -45.5%
10
Occupational Therapy Assistants + 540 $44,050 42.1%
11
Medical Equipment Preparers + 310 $30,710 -18.4%
12
Massage Therapists + 210 $29,630 40.0%
13
Occupational Therapy Aides + 120 $33,220 20.0%
 

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