Health Care Schools & Colleges

Health Care Schools and Colleges Health care schools and colleges can lead you toward a practical and satisfying career. A health care school can offer many options to fit your area of interest.

Whether you are looking for short-term health care training so you can graduate with a certificate or diploma and enter the workforce quickly, or want to earn an associate's, bachelor's or even a master's degree, this list of health care schools can help you pinpoint the right program and school to help you meet those goals. Depending on your choice, you could soon be working in a hospital, nursing home, health clinic, surgical center, medical lab, pharmacy, or one of many other interesting locations. Many health care schools can also provide you with real experience in your chosen field, and can prepare you to successfully take certification exams.

It's time to get serious about training for a career that lets you help others while helping yourself. Reach out to the schools you are interested in to get in-depth details about the programs you're interested in!

Salary Range and Job Growth Data for Medical and Health Care Careers



Medical and Health Care Programs


Featured Schools

Institute of Medical & Business Careers

  • Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Assisiting Technician
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Phlebotomy


Everest College

  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington
And More!
Colorado
  • Colorado Springs
  • Denver North (Thornton)
Georgia
  • Atlanta West
Nevada
  • Henderson
Texas
  • Arlington (Mid Cities)
  • Fort Worth (South)
Virginia
  • Chesapeake
  • Woodbridge
Washington
  • Everett
  • Tacoma
  • Dental Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Massage Therapy - Spa Specialist
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing/Coding
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician


Everest Institute

  • Michigan
  • New Jersey
  • Texas
And More!
Georgia
  • Norcross
Michigan
  • Southfield
New Jersey
  • South Plainfield
Ohio
  • Columbus
Oregon
  • Portland - Tigard
Texas
  • Austin
  • Houston Bissonnet
  • Houston Hobby
  • San Antonio
  • Dental Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing/Coding
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician


Everest University

  • Orange Park, Florida
  • Tampa, Florida
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Pharmacy Technician


Brightwood Career Institute

5 Pennsylvania Locations
  • Broomall
  • Franklin Mills
  • Harrisburg
  • Philadelphia
  • Pittsburgh
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Practical Nursing
  • Respiratory Care


Brightwood College

  • Indiana
  • Maryland
  • Texas
And More!
California
  • Bakersfield
  • Chula Vista
  • Fresno (Clovis)
  • Modesto (Salida)
  • North County (Vista)
  • Palm Springs
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • San Diego
Indiana
  • Hammond
  • Southeast Indianapolis
Maryland
  • Baltimore
  • Beltsville
  • Towson
Nevada
  • Las Vegas
North Carolina
  • Charlotte
Ohio
  • Dayton
Tennessee
  • Nashville
Texas
  • Arlington
  • Beaumont
  • Brownsville
  • Corpus Christi
  • Dallas
  • El Paso
  • Fort Worth
  • Friendswood
  • Houston North
  • McAllen
  • San Antonio
  • Clinical Massage Therapy
  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Information Technology
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Medical Practice Management
  • Nurse Aide
  • Nurse Assistant
  • Nurse Assistant Training
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy/EKG Technician
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Practical Nursing
  • Respiratory Care
  • Therapy Health Technician
  • Vocational Nursing
  • X-Ray Technician/Back Office Medical Assistant


Ashford University

  • Online
  • Applied Behavioral Science
  • Complementary and Alternative Health
  • Gerontology
  • Health and Human Services
  • Health and Human Services - Health Care Informatics Systems
  • Health and Human Services - Long-Term Care Management
  • Health and Wellness
  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Education
  • Health Information Management
  • Psychology


UEI College

Arizona
  • Phoenix
California
  • Anaheim
  • Chula Vista
  • Bakersfield
  • El Monte
  • Encino
  • Fresno
  • Gardena
  • Huntington Park
  • Ontario
  • Riverside
  • San Marcos
  • Stockton
Georgia
  • Morrow
Texas
  • Houston
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Technician
  • Medical Billing and Insurance Coding
  • Medical Front Office and Billing
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Vocational Nursing


Florida Career College

10 Florida Campuses
  • Boynton Beach
  • Hialeah
  • Jacksonville
  • Lauderdale Lakes
  • Margate
  • Miami
  • Orlando
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Tampa
  • West Palm Beach
  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Services Administration
  • Limited Scope X-Ray Technician
  • Medical Assistant Technician
  • Medical Front Office and Billing
  • Nursing - RN
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician


San Joaquin Valley College

11 California Locations
  • Bakersfield
  • Delano
  • Fresno
  • Hanford
  • Hesperia
  • Lancaster
  • Madera
  • Modesto
  • Ontario
  • Temecula
  • Visalia
  • Dental Assistant
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology


San Joaquin Valley College Online

  • Online
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding


Harrison College

Indiana
  • Anderson
  • Columbus
  • Evansville
  • Fort Wayne
  • Indianapolis (Downtown)
  • Indianapolis (East)
  • Lafayette
  • Terre Haute
Ohio
  • Columbus
  • Central Sterile Processing
  • Health Care Management
  • Health Information Technology
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Reimbursement Technology
  • Nursing
  • RN to BSN
  • Surgical Technology
  • Therapeutic and Clinical Massage
  • Therapeutic Massage Practitioner


Keiser University

16 Florida Campuses
  • Clearwater
  • Daytona Beach
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Fort Myers
  • Jacksonville
  • Lakeland
  • Melbourne
  • Miami
  • New Port Richey
  • Orlando
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Sarasota
  • Tallahassee
  • Tampa
  • West Palm Beach
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Health Services Administration
  • Histotechnology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Psychology with concentrations in:
    • Human Services
    • Developmental Psychology
    • Health Care and Fitness
    • Business
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Sports Medicine & Fitness Technology
  • And More!


Platt College

  • Anaheim, California
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Ontario, California
  • Riverside, California
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)
  • Health Care Management
  • Hemodialysis Technician
  • Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Medical Assisting
  • Respiratory Therapy


Salem International University Online

  • Online
  • Biology - Physiology and Exercise Science
  • Business Administration - Health Care Management
  • Nursing (RN to BSN)


Lincoln College of New England

  • Southington, Connecticut
  • Dental Administrative Assistant
  • Dental Chairside Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health Information Coding
  • Health Information Technology
  • Human Services
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • RN to BSN


Sullivan University

  • Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • Lexington, Kentucky
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Health Information Management
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Office Management
  • Pharmacy Technician


Arizona College

  • Glendale, Arizona
  • Mesa, Arizona
  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Information (Billing & Coding)
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician


Lincoln Tech

  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
And More!
Connecticut
  • New Britain
  • Shelton
Florida
  • West Palm Beach
Georgia
  • Marietta
Illinois
  • Melrose Park
Massachusetts
  • Brockton
  • Lowell
  • Somerville
New Jersey
  • Edison (Iselin)
  • Moorestown
  • Paramus
Pennsylvania
  • Allentown
  • Center City Philadelphia
  • Dental Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Technology
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Office Management
  • Nursing (Practical)
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician


Brookline College

Arizona
  • Phoenix
  • Tempe
  • Tucson
New Mexico
  • Albuquerque
Online
  • Online
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Health Care Administration
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing & Coding
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nursing
  • Nursing - RN to BSN
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Surgical Technology


California College San Diego

  • National City, California
  • San Diego, California
  • San Marcos, California
  • Health Information Management
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Medical Specialties


Grantham University

  • Online
  • Health Systems Management


Health Career Institute

  • Wilsonville, Oregon
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Assisting with Limited X-ray
  • Practical Nursing


Independence University

  • Online
  • Health Information Management
  • Medical Specialties


Pioneer Pacific College

  • Beaverton, Oregon
  • Springfield, Oregon
  • Wilsonville, Oregon
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Assisting with Limited X-Ray
  • Practical Nursing


Rasmussen College

  • Online
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Minnesota
And More!
Online
  • Online
Florida
  • Fort Myers
  • Land O' Lakes/East Pasco
  • New Port Richey/West Pasco
  • Ocala
Illinois
  • Aurora/Naperville
  • Mokena/Tinley Park
  • Rockford
  • Romeoville/Joliet
Kansas
  • Topeka
Minnesota
  • Blaine
  • Bloomington
  • Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove
  • Eagan
  • Lake Elmo/Woodbury
  • Mankato
  • Moorhead
  • St. Cloud
North Dakota
  • Fargo
Wisconsin
  • Appleton
  • Green Bay
  • Wausau
  • Accelerated Health and Wellness
  • Accelerated Healthcare Management
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Information Technician
  • Health Sciences
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Surgical Technologist


Keystone Technical Institute

  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Dental Assistant
  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA)
  • Health Information Technology
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Insurance Coding
  • Sterile Processing Technician


Platt College - Oklahoma

5 Oklahoma Locations
  • Lawton
  • Moore
  • Oklahoma City (Central)
  • Oklahoma City (North)
  • Tulsa
  • Dental Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy
  • Nursing (LPN-RN)
  • Nursing Baccalaureate Completion (RN-BS)
  • Practical Nursing
  • Respiratory Care
  • Surgical Technologist


Northeast Technical Institute

  • Bangor Maine
  • Lewiston, Maine
  • Scarborough, Maine
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Phlebotomy/EKG Technician


American National University

  • Kentucky
  • Ohio
  • Virginia
And More!
Indiana
  • South Bend
Kentucky
  • Danville
  • Florence
  • Lexington
  • Louisville
  • Pikeville
  • Richmond
Ohio
  • Akron Area
  • Cincinnati
  • Dayton Area
  • Youngstown
Virginia
  • Charlottesville
  • Danville
  • Harrisonburg
  • Lynchburg
  • Martinsville
  • Roanoke Valley
West Virginia
  • Parkersburg
  • Princeton
  • Emergency Medical Technology - Paramedic
  • Health Information Management
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Health Service Management
  • Medical Office Professional
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy


Beckfield College

  • Florence, Kentucky
  • Tri-County (Cincinnati), Ohio
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding Administration
  • Medical Massage Therapy
  • Nursing (RN)
  • Practical Nursing


Southern Technical College

8 Florida Campuses
  • Auburndale
  • Brandon
  • Ft. Myers
  • Mt. Dora
  • Orlando
  • Port Charlotte
  • Sanford
  • Tampa
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Health Information Management
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Surgical Technician


Post University

  • Online
  • Human Services
    • Health and Community Services
    • Psychology - Health, Education, and Community Services


Eastern International College

  • Belleville, New Jersey
  • Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Cardiovascular Technology
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Medical Assistant


Delta Technical College

  • Horn Lake, Mississippi
  • Ridgeland, Mississippi
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Coding Specialist


Midwest Technical Institute

  • East Peoria, Illinois
  • Moline, Illinois
  • Springfield, Illinois
  • Springfield, Missouri
  • Basic Nursing Assistant
  • Dental Assisting
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Pharmacy Technician


Allen School of Health Sciences

  • Brooklyn, New York
  • Jamaica, New York
  • Online
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding


Institute of Medical Careers

  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dental Assisting
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Assisting Technician
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Phlebotomy


National American University

  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Texas
And More!
Colorado
  • Colorado Springs (North)
  • Colorado Springs (South)
Kansas
  • Overland Park
  • Wichita (West)
Minnesota
  • Bloomington
  • Roseville
Missouri
  • Kansas City (Northland)
New Mexico
  • Albuquerque West
South Dakota
  • Rapid City
Texas
  • Georgetown
  • Lewisville
  • South Austin
Online
  • Online
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Electronic Health Record Support Specialist
  • Health and Beauty Management
  • Health Care Management
  • Health Information Technology
  • Healthcare Coding
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Staff Services Management
  • Nursing
  • Nursing BSN
  • Therapeutic Massage


American Career College

  • Long Beach, California
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Lynwood, California
  • Ontario, California
  • Orange County, California
  • Dental Assisting
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Optical Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology


Carrington College

  • Citrus Heights, California
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Pharmacy Technology


Fortis College

  • Over 15 Locations in 12 States
  • Ohio
  • Texas
  • Virginia
And More!
Alabama
  • Dothan
  • Foley
  • Mobile
  • Montgomery
Arizona
  • Phoenix
Florida
  • Cutler Bay
  • Orange Park
Georgia
  • Atlanta
Indiana
  • Indianapolis
Louisiana
  • Baton Rouge
Maryland
  • Landover
Ohio
  • Centerville
  • Cincinnati
  • Columbus
  • Cuyahoga Falls
  • Ravenna
South Carolina
  • Columbia
Texas
  • Grand Prairie
  • Houston South
Utah
  • Salt Lake City
Virginia
  • Norfolk
  • Richmond
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technology
  • Dental Assistant
  • EMT Emergency Medical Technician
  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant
  • Health Information Technology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray Operation
  • Medical Assisting Basic X-Ray Technician
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Office Basic X-Ray Technician
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Practical Nursing
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Surgical Technologist


Fortis Institute

  • Over 10 Locations in 7 States
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • Texas
And More!
Alabama
  • Birmingham
Florida
  • Pensacola
  • Port St. Lucie
Maryland
  • Townson
  • Woodlawn
New Jersey
  • Lawrenceville
  • Wayne
Pennsylvania
  • Erie
  • Forty Fort
  • Scranton
Tennessee
  • Cookeville
  • Nashville
Texas
  • Houston North
  • Aesthetics Skincare
  • Dental Assistant
  • ECG/Phlebotomy/Lab Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Expanded Function Dental Assistant
  • Health Information Technician
  • Lab Technician
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Office Assisting
  • Medical Office Basic X-Ray Technician
  • Medical Records
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • PN-RN Associate Degree Bridge
  • Practical Nursing
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Surgical Technologist


Cortiva Institute

  • Illinois
  • Pennsylvania
  • Washington
And More!
Arizona
  • Scottsdale
  • Tucson
Florida
  • Pinellas Park
Illinois
  • Chicago
  • Crystal Lake
  • Joliet
New Jersey
  • Hoboken
  • Wall Township
Pennsylvania
  • King of Prussia
Washington
  • Federal Way
  • Seattle
  • Massage Therapy


Arizona School of Massage Therapy

  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Tempe, Arizona
  • Massage Therapy


Baltimore School of Massage

  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • York, Pennsylvania
  • Esthetics Training Program (Skin Care)
  • Professional Massage Therapy Program


Denver School of Massage Therapy

  • Aurora, Colorado
  • Westminster, Colorado
  • Massage Therapy


Florida College of Natural Health

  • Ft. Lauderdale (Pompano Beach), Florida
  • Miami, Florida
  • Orlando (Maitland), Florida
  • Therapeutic Massage & Skin Care


Grand Canyon University

  • Online
  • Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in
    • Family Dynamics
    • Trauma
    • Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
  • Health Care Administration
  • Nursing (Registered Nurse - R.N. to B.S.N)


Ashworth College

  • Online
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Transcription
  • Nutrition, Diet & Health Science
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Sport Psychology for Peak Performance


Star Career Academy

New Jersey
  • Brick
  • Clifton
  • Egg Harbor
  • Newark
Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia
  • Medical Assistant
  • Paramedic
  • Surgical Technology



Salary Range and Job Growth Data for Medical and Health Care Careers

(Unless otherwise noted, the salary range data provided is based on 2015 occupational employment statistics.* And the job growth estimates are for the 2014-to-2024 period.**)


Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine

  • Median salary for acupuncturists and naturopathic physicians—$73,400***
  • Estimated job growth for acupuncturists and naturopathic physicians—Nine-to-13 percent***

Animal Care

Veterinary Technician

  • Salary range—$21,890 to $47,410 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—19 percent

Dental Care

Dental Assistant

  • Salary range—$24,950 to $50,660 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—18 percent

Dental Hygienist

  • Salary range—$50,140 to $98,440 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—19 percent

Diagnostic

Medical Technology

  • Salary range—$26,520 to $70,340 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—14 percent or higher***

Polysomnographer

  • Salary range—$26,520 to $70,340 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—14 percent or higher***

X-Ray/Radiologic Technician

  • Salary range—$38,110 to $81,660 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—Nine percent

Esthetics & Skin Care

Laser Technician

  • Salary range (includes all skincare specialists)—$18,310 to $61,330 and higher
  • Estimated job growth (includes all skincare specialists)—12 percent

Skin Care

  • Salary range—$18,310 to $61,330 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—12 percent

Fitness & Nutrition

Fitness and Nutrition

  • Median salary for fitness and wellness coordinators—$77,020***
  • Salary range for dietitians and nutritionists—$35,240 to $80,950 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for fitness and wellness coordinators—Two-to-four percent***
  • Estimated job growth for dietitians and nutritionists—16 percent

Personal Trainer

  • Salary range—$18,690 to $70,180 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—Eight percent

Human Services & Mental Health

Addictions/Substance Abuse

  • Salary range for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors—$25,860 to $63,030 and higher
  • Salary range for mental health and substance abuse social workers—$26,230 to $73,330 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors—22 percent
  • Estimated job growth for mental health and substance abuse social workers—19 percent

Counselor Training

  • Salary range for social and human service assistants—$20,120 to $49,570 and higher
  • Salary range for mental health counselors—$26,300 to $68,790 and higher
  • Salary range for child, family, and school social workers—$27,690 to $73,400 and higher
  • Salary range for school and career counselors—$32,280 to $87,640 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for social and human service assistants—11 percent
  • Estimated job growth for mental health counselors—20 percent
  • Estimated job growth for child, family, and school social workers—Six percent
  • Estimated job growth for school and career counselors—Eight percent

Psychology

  • Salary range for psychiatric technicians and aides—$20,780 to $60,690 and higher
  • Salary range for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists—$40,920 to $116,960 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for psychiatric technicians and aides—Five percent
  • Estimated job growth for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists—20 percent

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

  • Salary range—$18,860 to $74,860 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—22 percent

Medical Office & Administration

Health Care Management / Health Services Administration

  • Salary range—$56,230 to $165,380 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—17 percent

Medical Administrative Assistant

  • Salary range—$22,610 to $48,670 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—21 percent

Medical Assistant

  • Salary range—$22,040 to $43,880 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—23 percent

Medical Coding & Billing

  • Salary range—$24,190 to $61,400 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—15 percent

Medical Lab Technology

  • Salary range—$25,890 to $60,810 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—16 percent

Medical Office Administration

  • Salary range—$22,610 to $48,670 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—21 percent

Medical Office Specialist

  • Salary range—$22,610 to $48,670 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—21 percent

Medical Receptionist

  • Salary range—$22,610 to $48,670 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—21 percent

Medical Transcription

  • Salary range—$21,600 to $50,230 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—Three percent decline due to technological advances and international competition

Nursing

LPN / LVN

  • Salary range—$32,040 to $59,510 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—16 percent

Nursing

  • Salary range for licensed practical or vocational nurses (LPNs/LVNs)—$32,040 to $59,510 and higher
  • Salary range for registered nurses (RNs)—$46,360 to $101,630 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for LPNs/LVNs—16 percent
  • Estimated job growth for RNs—16 percent

Nursing Assistant

  • Salary range—$19,390 to $36,890 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—18 percent

Registered Nursing

  • Salary range—$46,360 to $101,630 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—16 percent

RN to BSN

  • Salary range for RNs—$46,360 to $101,630 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for RNs—16 percent

Patient Care

Anesthesia Technologist

  • Salary range for anesthesia technologists (includes all physician assistants)—$62,760 to $139,540 and higher
  • Salary range for nurse anesthetists—$105,410 to $187,200 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for anesthesia technologists (includes all physician assistants)—30 percent
  • Estimated job growth for nurse anesthetists—19 percent

Cardiovascular Technologist

  • Salary range—$28,420 to $87,170 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—22 percent

Dialysis Technician

  • Salary range—$26,520 to $70,340 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—14 percent or higher***

EEG Technician

  • Salary range—$26,520 to $70,340 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—14 percent or higher***

EKG Training

  • Salary range—$28,420 to $87,170 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—22 percent

Occupational Therapy

  • Salary range for occupational therapy assistants and aides—$38,440 to $78,080 and higher
  • Salary range for occupational therapists—$53,250 to $116,030 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for occupational therapy assistants and aides—40 percent
  • Estimated job growth for occupational therapists—27 percent

Paramedic / Emergency Medical

  • Salary range—$20,860 to $55,110 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—24 percent

Patient Care Technician

  • Salary range for home health aides—$17,480 to $29,950 and higher
  • Salary range for nursing assistants—$19,390 to $36,890 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for home health aides—38 percent
  • Estimated job growth for nursing assistants—18 percent

Phlebotomy

  • Salary range—$22,850 to $45,190 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—25 percent

Physical Therapy Assistant

  • Salary range—$32,640 to $76,940 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—41 percent

Respiratory Therapist

  • Salary range—$41,970 to $80,440 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—12 percent

Ultrasound Technologist

  • Salary range—$48,720 to $97,390 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—26 percent

Pharmacy

Pharmacy

  • Salary range for pharmacy assistants—$18,050 to $42,830 and higher
  • Salary range for pharmacy technicians—$20,950 to $45,030 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for pharmacy assistants—One percent***
  • Estimated job growth for pharmacy technicians—Nine percent

Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

  • Salary range for athletic trainers—$28,480 to $68,300 and higher
  • Salary range for coaches and scouts—$17,930 to $70,050 and higher
  • Estimated job growth for athletic trainers—21 percent
  • Estimated job growth for coaches and scouts—Six percent

Sterile Processing & Surgical Tech

Sterile Processing

  • Salary range—$23,030 to $49,480 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—14 percent

Surgical Technologist

  • Salary range—$31,410 to $63,410 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—15 percent

Vision Care

Optician

  • Salary range—$21,980 to $55,530 and higher
  • Estimated job growth—24 percent


* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, website last visited on April 6, 2016.

** Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, website last visited on March 16, 2016.

*** O*NET, website last visited on March 16, 2016.