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Healthcare Schools in Alaska

There are seven schools in the state of Alaska offering healthcare programs. 1,283 students graduated from programs at Alaska healthcare schools in 2010. 818 of all these students graduated with certificates and 301 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,057 students graduate from programs in Alaska in healthcare, on average, per year. More specifically, 818 students graduated with certificates in healthcare, 301 with an associate's level degree, 152 with a bachelor's level degree, and 12 with a master's level degree.

Seven healthcare schools are located in this state. And of these, while three schools are private, four schools are public. Public healthcare school tuition varies from $5,130 to $5,358, while tuition at a private healthcare school varies from $17,750 to $26,360.

Average tuition for healthcare programs is $7,077. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,130 each year, is at the University of Alaska Southeast, while the highest tuition for programs in healthcare, which is $26,360 every year, is at Alaska Pacific University.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for healthcare students.

Healthcare Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

1,057 students graduate from programs in Alaska in healthcare, on average, per year. More specifically, 818 students graduated with certificates in healthcare, 301 with an associate's level degree, 152 with a bachelor's level degree, and 12 with a master's level degree.

Healthcare Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 462
  • Certificate 2007: 398
  • Certificate 2008: 418
  • Certificate 2009: 424
  • Certificate 2010: 818
  • Associate 2006: 248
  • Associate 2007: 257
  • Associate 2008: 246
  • Associate 2009: 253
  • Associate 2010: 301
  • Bachelor 2006: 156
  • Bachelor 2007: 158
  • Bachelor 2008: 147
  • Bachelor 2009: 151
  • Bachelor 2010: 152
  • Master 2006: 16
  • Master 2007: 30
  • Master 2008: 20
  • Master 2009: 19
  • Master 2010: 12

Healthcare Program Availability in Alaska

Alaska schools offer a total of 61 programs in healthcare. Of these programs, close to 57.4% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Healthcare Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 35
  • Associate: 16
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 5

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55100
  • 25th Percentile: 60670
  • Median: 77790
  • 75th Percentile: 107480
  • 90th Percentile: 161770

Pediatricians, General — Salary by Percentile

Pediatricians, General — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 119700
  • 25th Percentile: 130500
  • Median: 147600
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Sports Medicine Physicians — Salary by Percentile

Sports Medicine Physicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 129150
  • 25th Percentile: 166380
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Optometrists — Salary by Percentile

Optometrists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 79390
  • 25th Percentile: 92260
  • Median: 107720
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27810
  • 25th Percentile: 34080
  • Median: 39840
  • 75th Percentile: 47740
  • 90th Percentile: 58700

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30370
  • 25th Percentile: 34700
  • Median: 43250
  • 75th Percentile: 55580
  • 90th Percentile: 64580

Surgeons — Salary by Percentile

Surgeons — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 166400
  • 25th Percentile: 166400
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Internists, General — Salary by Percentile

Internists, General — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 105970
  • 25th Percentile: 131900
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Family and General Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Family and General Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 66350
  • 25th Percentile: 130930
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Fitness and Wellness Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

Fitness and Wellness Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47240
  • 25th Percentile: 52600
  • Median: 59530
  • 75th Percentile: 85720
  • 90th Percentile: 105630

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36140
  • 25th Percentile: 44580
  • Median: 53640
  • 75th Percentile: 66670
  • 90th Percentile: 79330

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35480
  • 25th Percentile: 41870
  • Median: 53260
  • 75th Percentile: 65620
  • 90th Percentile: 74110

Health Educators — Salary by Percentile

Health Educators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34580
  • 25th Percentile: 39600
  • Median: 46030
  • 75th Percentile: 61780
  • 90th Percentile: 86890

Pharmacists — Salary by Percentile

Pharmacists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 84440
  • 25th Percentile: 108680
  • Median: 123370
  • 75th Percentile: 135720
  • 90th Percentile: 146630

Obstetricians and Gynecologists — Salary by Percentile

Obstetricians and Gynecologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 148900
  • 25th Percentile: 166400
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Acute Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Acute Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58240
  • 25th Percentile: 66250
  • Median: 77770
  • 75th Percentile: 89910
  • 90th Percentile: 105310

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78320
  • Median Salary 2007: 77490
  • Median Salary 2008: 75800
  • Median Salary 2009: 73560
  • Median Salary 2010: 77790
  • Total Employed 2006: 580
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 830
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Fitness and Wellness Coordinators — Employment Trend

Fitness and Wellness Coordinators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57370
  • Median Salary 2007: 57160
  • Median Salary 2008: 76260
  • Median Salary 2009: 59080
  • Median Salary 2010: 59530
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Pediatricians, General — Employment Trend

Pediatricians, General — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 135070
  • Median Salary 2008: 161720
  • Median Salary 2009: 164970
  • Median Salary 2010: 147600
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Sports Medicine Physicians — Employment Trend

Sports Medicine Physicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 350
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Optometrists — Employment Trend

Optometrists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 137730
  • Median Salary 2007: 125760
  • Median Salary 2008: 107520
  • Median Salary 2009: 97540
  • Median Salary 2010: 107720
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37640
  • Median Salary 2007: 36180
  • Median Salary 2008: 37260
  • Median Salary 2009: 37730
  • Median Salary 2010: 39840
  • Total Employed 2006: 400
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41770
  • Median Salary 2007: 42400
  • Median Salary 2008: 50140
  • Median Salary 2009: 38470
  • Median Salary 2010: 43250
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Surgeons — Employment Trend

Surgeons — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Internists, General — Employment Trend

Internists, General — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 139680
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 152070
  • Median Salary 2009: 158540
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 35
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Family and General Practitioners — Employment Trend

Family and General Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 144650
  • Median Salary 2007: 137870
  • Median Salary 2008: 140940
  • Median Salary 2009: 147450
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Health Educators — Employment Trend

Health Educators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38330
  • Median Salary 2007: 35070
  • Median Salary 2008: 37520
  • Median Salary 2009: 38860
  • Median Salary 2010: 46030
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48500
  • Median Salary 2007: 52210
  • Median Salary 2008: 53820
  • Median Salary 2009: 51480
  • Median Salary 2010: 53260
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 350

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38970
  • Median Salary 2007: 44225
  • Median Salary 2008: 49480
  • Median Salary 2009: 52150
  • Median Salary 2010: 53640
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Pharmacists — Employment Trend

Pharmacists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 105610
  • Median Salary 2007: 112030
  • Median Salary 2008: 115090
  • Median Salary 2009: 117210
  • Median Salary 2010: 123370
  • Total Employed 2006: 370
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 390
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Obstetricians and Gynecologists — Employment Trend

Obstetricians and Gynecologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Acute Care Nurses — Employment Trend

Acute Care Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63260
  • Median Salary 2007: 69630
  • Median Salary 2008: 71590
  • Median Salary 2009: 73480
  • Median Salary 2010: 77770
  • Total Employed 2006: 5260
  • Total Employed 2007: 5150
  • Total Employed 2008: 5350
  • Total Employed 2009: 5010
  • Total Employed 2010: 5150

Alaska vs National Healthcare Employment

Alaska vs National Healthcare Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.211% (9330)

Healthcare Schools in Alaska

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1. Alaska Pacific University

4101 University Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 561-1266

Alaska Pacific University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Anchorage, AK. APU offers two healthcare programs. Specifically, APU offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in healthcare and one degree at the master's level in healthcare. It is a 4-year institution. APU is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering healthcare programs.

2. The Career Academy

1415 E Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99507-1033
(907) 563-7575x136

The Career Academy offers four healthcare programs. Students are offered four healthcare certificates by it. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Anchorage, AK. 403 students seek degrees in seven programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering healthcare.

3. The University of Alaska Southeast

11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801-8697
(877) 465-4827

The University of Alaska Southeast is near Juneau, AK. It offers seven programs in healthcare. More specifically, UAS offers students five certificates in healthcare and two healthcare degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska.

4. Ilisagvik College

Narl Facility
Barrow, AK 99723
(907) 852-3333

Ilisagvik College is a tribal, public, 2-year institution, founded in 1986. It is in Barrow, Alaska, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Alaska. It offers subjects including bookkeeping and liberal arts. It offers students 16 certificates and six associates level degrees. In 2010, 288 students pursued degrees from the 18 programs at this community college. This community college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It is the only tribal college in Alaska.

5. Charter College - Anchorage

2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 277-1000

Charter College-Anchorage offers four healthcare programs. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in healthcare by this school and two healthcare degrees at the associate's level. It is near the center of the city. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Alaska offering healthcare.

6. AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology

809 Second Avenue
Seward, AK 99664-0889
(907) 224-3322

AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology, which is very close to Seward, Alaska, is in a rural area and it offers one program in healthcare. This school is a public institution. This technical college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering healthcare in terms of programs.

7. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks offers 15 healthcare programs. More specifically, students are offered ten healthcare certificates by Alaska and five degrees at the associate's level in healthcare. Alaska is located in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. This university is the only research university in Alaska. It is the second largest institution in the state of Alaska offering healthcare in terms of programs.

8. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is near the heart of downtown. UAA offers 28 healthcare programs. Specifically, this medium-sized school offers 13 healthcare certificates to students, seven associate's level healthcare degrees, four healthcare degrees at the bachelor's level, and four degrees at the master's level in healthcare. It is a public 4-year institution.