Health Science in Wyoming

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering health science degrees in Wyoming!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!
 

Schools Offering Health Science Programs in Wyoming


Around 0.2% of Wyoming's graduates graduate from health science degree programs every year. Thus, Wyoming's 5 health science schools put out approximately 29 health science professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Wyoming, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a health science program. It is located in Laramie. 3 students graduated with a degree in health science from University of Wyoming in 2010. Tuition at University of Wyoming was $3,927 per year.

The second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a health science program is Central Wyoming College. Central Wyoming College, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Riverton. In 2010, Central Wyoming College graduated 0 students from its health science program. Tuition at Central Wyoming College was $2,136 per year.

The third-ranked school in Wyoming that has a health science program is Casper College. Casper College, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Casper. In 2010, 18 students graduated from Casper College health science program. Students at Casper College paid $1,848 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Wyoming's health science schools ranges from $3,927 per year to $1,848 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,496 per year. The Wyoming health science schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year
  2. Sheridan College - located in Sheridan, students are charged $2,322 per year
  3. Northwest College - located in Powell, students are charged $2,246 per year

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

  1. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year
  2. Central Wyoming College - located in Riverton, students are charged $2,136 per year
  3. Northwest College - located in Powell, students are charged $2,246 per year

A health science degree from a Wyoming school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs health science graduates in Wyoming pursue include office manager, nurse epidemiologist, therapist, clinical social worker, and mental health therapist. If you decide to work as a health science professional in Wyoming, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 10,600 Wyoming health science professional as of 2010. This number includes 50 fitness and wellness coordinators, 510 office managers, and 40 nurse epidemiologists. The following counties have the largest number of Wyoming health science professionals:

  1. Laramie County - 1,970 health science professionals
  2. Lincoln County - 1,630 health science professionals
  3. Natrona County - 1,590 health science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 13,220 health science professionals will be working in Wyoming. This would require the number of health science professional to grow by 26%.

Salary

On average, health science professionals earn a salary of $62,106 per year in Wyoming state. However, Wyoming health science professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,540 per year to more than $155,410 per year in 2010. The counties in Wyoming with the highest average salary for health science professionals are:

  1. Campbell County - $67,413 per year
  2. Laramie County - $66,666 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $58,689 per year

The following counties in Wyoming have the lowest average salaries for health science professional:

  1. Albany County - $46,886 per year
  2. Big Horn County - $53,589 per year
  3. Natrona County - $56,973 per year

On average, the highest paid health science professionals in Wyoming were:

  1. Allergists And Immunologist - $204,170 per year
  2. Pediatrician - $137,780 per year
  3. Physician Assistant - $97,890 per year

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

  1. Physical Therapy Aide - $23,600 per year
  2. Plastic Surgeon - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in health science in Wyoming 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 Wyoming
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Science in Wyoming
  • Master's Degree in Health Science in Wyoming

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,030 miles from location University of Wyoming Laramie WY 32.3209 49% 12,427
7,048 miles from location Casper College Casper WY 19.9409 n/a 4,478
7,051 miles from location Sheridan College Sheridan WY 17.4917 n/a 3,899
7,149 miles from location Central Wyoming College Riverton WY 20.2082 n/a 2,330
7,138 miles from location Northwest College Powell WY 19.1349 n/a 2,099
 

Curious what studying Health Science gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Radiation Therapists + n/a $88,270
2
Registered Nurses + 4,790 $58,750 21.6%
3
Medical Secretaries + 1,220 $30,070 121.8%
4
Medical and Health Services Managers + 510 $72,980 -8.9%
5
Medical Assistants + 500 $28,570 31.6%
6
Physical Therapists + 430 $75,130 65.4%
7
Speech-Language Pathologists + 330 $62,030 50.0%
8
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists + 330 $64,110 153.8%
9
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers + 280 $42,680 47.4%
10
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 260 $34,450 -16.1%
11
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 250 $204,170 92.3%
12
Healthcare Social Workers + 200 $46,600 53.8%
13
Occupational Therapists + 200 $67,510 17.6%
14
Mental Health Counselors + 180 $44,490 -14.3%
15
Physician Assistants + 180 $97,890 -10.0%
16
Health Educators + 160 $38,360 -33.3%
17
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 130 $69,290 62.5%
18
Physical Therapist Assistants + 120 $40,690 50.0%
19
Physical Therapist Aides + 120 $23,600 33.3%
20
Surgeons + 100 n/a 66.7%
21
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 80 $52,660 -20.0%
22
Pediatricians, General + 60 $137,780
23
Education Administrators, All Other + 50 $69,260 66.7%
24
Epidemiologists + 40 $61,900
25
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 40 $50,900
26
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians + 40 $52,610 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are health science related jobs in Wyoming