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Schools Offering Healthcare Programs in Indiana

Approximately 9.1% of graduates in of Indiana receive healthcare degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 16,225 healthcare professionals graduate from Indiana's 99 healthcare schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Indiana that has a healthcare program is Indiana University-Bloomington. Indiana University-Bloomington, which was ranked 18th in the country in 2010, is located in Bloomington. 273 students graduated with a degree in healthcare from Indiana University-Bloomington in 2010. The tuition rate at Indiana University-Bloomington was $9,028 per year.

Purdue University-Main Campus, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Indiana that has a healthcare program. It is located in West Lafayette. In 2010, 787 students graduated from Purdue University-Main Campus healthcare program. The tuition rate at Purdue University-Main Campus was $9,070 per year.

The third-ranked school in Indiana with a healthcare program is DePauw University, which is located in Greencastle. In 2010, it was ranked 27th nationwide. 1 students graduated with degree in healthcare from DePauw University in 2010. The tuition rate at DePauw University was $34,905 per year.


Tuition at Indiana's healthcare schools ranges from $39,919 per year to $2,515 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,966 per year. In 2010, the following Indiana healthcare schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Notre Dame - located in Notre Dame, students are charged $39,919 per year
  2. DePauw University - located in Greencastle, students are charged $34,905 per year
  3. Saint Mary's College - located in Notre Dame, students are charged $31,020 per year

The healthcare schools in Indiana that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Good Samaritan Hospital School of Radiologic Technology - located in Vincennes, students are charged $2,515 per year
  2. Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley - located in Terre Haute, students are charged $3,257 per year
  3. Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond - located in Richmond, students are charged $3,257 per year

A healthcare degree from an Indiana school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs healthcare graduates in Indiana pursue include office manager, clinical social worker, teacher of the speech and hearing handicapped, fitness and wellness coordinator, and nurse epidemiologist. If you decide to work as a healthcare professional in Indiana, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 127,390 Indiana healthcare professional as of 2010. This number includes 970 clinical instructors, 7,110 office managers, and 2,320 clinical social workers. The largest populations of Indiana healthcare professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Boone County - 44,330 healthcare professionals
  2. Jasper County - 13,240 healthcare professionals
  3. Allen County - 9,770 healthcare professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of healthcare professionals is expected to grow by 25% by 2018. There are projected to be 139,440 healthcare professionals working in Indiana then. Of these 139,440 healthcare professionals, the government predicts that 1,560 will be clinical instructors, 8,520 will be office managers, and 2,640 will be clinical social workers.


On average, healthcare professionals earn $62,653 per year. But, salaries for healthcare professional can vary. In 2010, healthcare professional made as little as less than $15,970 per year or as much as more than $166,260 per year in Indiana. The following counties in Indiana have the highest average salaries for healthcare professionals:

  1. LaPorte County - $86,516 per year
  2. Bartholomew County - $77,865 per year
  3. Madison County - $74,324 per year

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

  1. Howard County - $48,500 per year
  2. Adams County - $48,862 per year
  3. Blackford County - $57,120 per year

On average, the highest paid healthcare professionals in Indiana were:

  1. Allergists And Immunologist - $207,210 per year
  2. Pediatrician - $156,260 per year
  3. Biophysics Scientist - $139,590 per year

The healthcare professionals with lowest average salaries in Indiana were:

  1. Physical Therapy Aide - $24,210 per year
  2. Plastic Surgeon - per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Indiana statistics regarding a career in healthcare. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Indiana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare in Indiana
  • Master's Degree in Healthcare in Indiana
  • Doctoral Degree in Healthcare in Indiana
  • Certificate in Healthcare in Indiana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Epidemiologists n/a $54,270
Registered Nurses 60,300 $57,820 15.2%
Medical Assistants 11,180 $27,910 39.6%
Medical Secretaries 9,810 $30,030 13.3%
Medical and Health Services Managers 7,110 $78,790 14.5%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 5,140 $207,210 272.5%
Physical Therapists 4,420 $72,380 25.2%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 4,280 $31,630 -2.7%
Occupational Therapists 2,370 $71,740 11.3%
Healthcare Social Workers 2,320 $44,310 7.9%
Speech-Language Pathologists 2,070 $68,170 10.7%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 2,030 $35,340 24.5%
Physical Therapist Assistants 1,940 $52,440 22.0%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 1,860 $78,470
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 1,310 $59,240 104.7%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 1,220 $93,280
Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,150 $48,660 -16.1%
Surgeons 1,130 n/a -32.3%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 1,100 $52,900 -24.1%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 1,000 $51,200 127.3%
Health Educators 970 $48,240 -20.5%
Mental Health Counselors 930 $42,240 -34.5%
Physician Assistants 780 $79,210 14.7%
Education Administrators, All Other 630 $61,400 96.9%
Physical Therapist Aides 590 $24,210 -26.3%
Radiation Therapists 420 $67,930 23.5%
Pediatricians, General 390 $156,260 -36.1%
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 390 $34,440 85.7%
Athletic Trainers 370 $43,880 -15.9%
Physicists 110 $139,590 -8.3%
Occupational Therapy Aides 70 $29,040 -58.8%

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