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Health Science Schools in Arkansas

There are 14 schools in the state of Arkansas offering health science programs. 287 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas health science schools in 2010. 263 of all these students graduated with certificates and 11 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

197 students graduate from programs in this state in health science, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of health science students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 263 students graduated with health science certificates, six with a degree at the associate's level, seven with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 11 with a master's level degree.

14 health science schools are in this southern state. And out of these, while two schools are private, 12 schools are public. Private health science school tuition is $32,040, while public health science school tuitions are $6,643.

Average tuition for health science programs is $13,149. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,643 every year, is at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, while the highest tuition for health science programs, which is $32,040 every year, is at Hendrix College.

Arkansas health science schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Health Science Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

197 students graduate from programs in this state in health science, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of health science students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 263 students graduated with health science certificates, six with a degree at the associate's level, seven with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 11 with a master's level degree.

Health Science Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 4
  • Certificate 2007: 69
  • Certificate 2008: 105
  • Certificate 2009: 273
  • Certificate 2010: 263
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 1
  • Bachelor 2009: 1
  • Bachelor 2010: 7
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 2
  • Master 2009: 1
  • Master 2010: 11

Health Science Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in Arkansas offer a total of 14 health science programs. Of these programs, close to 78.6% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the associates level.

Health Science Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45740
  • 25th Percentile: 58310
  • Median: 72840
  • 75th Percentile: 91060
  • 90th Percentile: 112290

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27220
  • 25th Percentile: 35200
  • Median: 52350
  • 75th Percentile: 75550
  • 90th Percentile: 132690

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 49445
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Clinical Research Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Research Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52940
  • 25th Percentile: 73390
  • Median: 92600
  • 75th Percentile: 109030
  • 90th Percentile: 121310

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22620
  • 25th Percentile: 30880
  • Median: 37330
  • 75th Percentile: 49770
  • 90th Percentile: 61960

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42630
  • 25th Percentile: 49860
  • Median: 62590
  • 75th Percentile: 78610
  • 90th Percentile: 90590

Biological Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Biological Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47450
  • 25th Percentile: 57410
  • Median: 68890
  • 75th Percentile: 82560
  • 90th Percentile: 89460

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27390
  • 25th Percentile: 34280
  • Median: 44090
  • 75th Percentile: 54140
  • 90th Percentile: 60230

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34800
  • 25th Percentile: 41520
  • Median: 49610
  • 75th Percentile: 57820
  • 90th Percentile: 67740

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26150
  • 25th Percentile: 33120
  • Median: 45670
  • 75th Percentile: 64690
  • 90th Percentile: 111590

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Salary by Percentile

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43050
  • 25th Percentile: 78000
  • Median: 95640
  • 75th Percentile: 106370
  • 90th Percentile: 122660

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28220
  • 25th Percentile: 32570
  • Median: 38100
  • 75th Percentile: 46280
  • 90th Percentile: 54720

Health Educators — Salary by Percentile

Health Educators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16920
  • 25th Percentile: 19460
  • Median: 34180
  • 75th Percentile: 47480
  • 90th Percentile: 69760

Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43750
  • 25th Percentile: 50010
  • Median: 60010
  • 75th Percentile: 66230
  • 90th Percentile: 74890

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31420
  • 25th Percentile: 34880
  • Median: 40520
  • 75th Percentile: 45750
  • 90th Percentile: 53590

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38780
  • 25th Percentile: 47640
  • Median: 57960
  • 75th Percentile: 73180
  • 90th Percentile: 114310

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21960
  • 25th Percentile: 24690
  • Median: 33340
  • 75th Percentile: 38680
  • 90th Percentile: 42720

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37630
  • 25th Percentile: 45290
  • Median: 59210
  • 75th Percentile: 77610
  • 90th Percentile: 95990

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35760
  • Median Salary 2007: 34620
  • Median Salary 2008: 37890
  • Median Salary 2009: 41540
  • Median Salary 2010: 44090
  • Total Employed 2006: 630
  • Total Employed 2007: 880
  • Total Employed 2008: 810
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 840

Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48180
  • Median Salary 2007: 55540
  • Median Salary 2008: 55560
  • Median Salary 2009: 52580
  • Median Salary 2010: 60010
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44030
  • Median Salary 2007: 45910
  • Median Salary 2008: 47545
  • Median Salary 2009: 48665
  • Median Salary 2010: 49445
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Clinical Research Coordinators — Employment Trend

Clinical Research Coordinators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 84700
  • Median Salary 2007: 91290
  • Median Salary 2008: 92480
  • Median Salary 2009: 94230
  • Median Salary 2010: 92600
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24120
  • Median Salary 2007: 26300
  • Median Salary 2008: 26130
  • Median Salary 2009: 29070
  • Median Salary 2010: 37330
  • Total Employed 2006: 880
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63420
  • Median Salary 2007: 56830
  • Median Salary 2008: 55770
  • Median Salary 2009: 58830
  • Median Salary 2010: 62590
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Biological Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Biological Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62170
  • Median Salary 2007: 64825
  • Median Salary 2008: 61545
  • Median Salary 2009: 58260
  • Median Salary 2010: 68890
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62190
  • Median Salary 2007: 65540
  • Median Salary 2008: 68370
  • Median Salary 2009: 69850
  • Median Salary 2010: 72840
  • Total Employed 2006: 2030
  • Total Employed 2007: 2000
  • Total Employed 2008: 2070
  • Total Employed 2009: 2100
  • Total Employed 2010: 2050

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39450
  • Median Salary 2007: 32100
  • Median Salary 2008: 41160
  • Median Salary 2009: 46460
  • Median Salary 2010: 49610
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 540

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49265
  • Median Salary 2007: 51370
  • Median Salary 2008: 48830
  • Median Salary 2009: 46210
  • Median Salary 2010: 45670
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Employment Trend

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79930
  • Median Salary 2007: 82950
  • Median Salary 2008: 94570
  • Median Salary 2009: 96960
  • Median Salary 2010: 95640
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35585
  • Median Salary 2007: 37105
  • Median Salary 2008: 38425
  • Median Salary 2009: 39330
  • Median Salary 2010: 40520
  • Total Employed 2006: 1005
  • Total Employed 2007: 1010
  • Total Employed 2008: 1015
  • Total Employed 2009: 990
  • Total Employed 2010: 870

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31540
  • Median Salary 2007: 30520
  • Median Salary 2008: 33540
  • Median Salary 2009: 35090
  • Median Salary 2010: 38100
  • Total Employed 2006: 690
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Health Educators — Employment Trend

Health Educators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46780
  • Median Salary 2007: 46020
  • Median Salary 2008: 48470
  • Median Salary 2009: 32040
  • Median Salary 2010: 34180
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64950
  • Median Salary 2007: 54570
  • Median Salary 2008: 53770
  • Median Salary 2009: 53570
  • Median Salary 2010: 52350
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 330
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51760
  • Median Salary 2007: 55320
  • Median Salary 2008: 54810
  • Median Salary 2009: 58750
  • Median Salary 2010: 57960
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 750
  • Total Employed 2008: 730
  • Total Employed 2009: 720
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34245
  • Median Salary 2007: 35710
  • Median Salary 2008: 27760
  • Median Salary 2009: 25160
  • Median Salary 2010: 33340
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 165
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56490
  • Median Salary 2007: 58790
  • Median Salary 2008: 57390
  • Median Salary 2009: 58340
  • Median Salary 2010: 59210
  • Total Employed 2006: 1800
  • Total Employed 2007: 2040
  • Total Employed 2008: 2330
  • Total Employed 2009: 2740
  • Total Employed 2010: 2310

Arkansas vs National Health Science Employment

Arkansas vs National Health Science Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.548% (9780)

Health Science Schools in Arkansas

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1. Southeast Arkansas College

1900 Hazel St.
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
(870) 543-5900

Southeast Arkansas College offers one health science program and this college, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Pine Bluff, AR. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. This public college ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

2. East Arkansas Community College

1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-4480x208

East Arkansas Community College offers one program in health science and this college, which is very close to Forrest City, Arkansas, is located in a rural area. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering health science programs.

3. Ouachita Technical College

One College Cir
Malvern, AR 72104-0816
(501) 337-5000x1100

Ouachita Technical College is in Malvern, AR and this school offers one health science program. 1,542 students seek degrees in 48 programs at this school, overall. It ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

4. Pulaski Technical College

3000 W Scenic Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118-3347
(501) 812-2200

Pulaski Technical College, which is near the center of the city, is located in North Little Rock, AR and this school offers one health science program. It is one of 4 technical colleges in Arkansas. In terms of enrollment, this technical college ranks first in the state of Arkansas.

5. Ozarka College

218 College Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556-0010
(870) 368-7371

Ozarka College is in Melbourne, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in health science. This school is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Arkansas. This small school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering health science in terms of programs.

6. Arkansas State University - Mountain Home

1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 508-6100

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home offers one health science program. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Arkansas.

7. The Baptist Health Schools - Little Rock

11900 Col Glenn Rd Ste 1000
Little Rock, AR 72210-2820
(501) 202-6200

The Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock is near the center of the city and it offers one program in health science. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering health science in terms of programs.

8. North Arkansas College

1515 Pioneer Dr
Harrison, AR 72601-5508
(870) 743-3000

North Arkansas College offers one program in health science and it is located in town of Harrison, Arkansas. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in health science.

9. Hendrix College

1600 Washington Ave
Conway, AR 72032-3080
(501) 329-6811

Hendrix College is in town of Conway, Arkansas and Hendrix offers one program in health science. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering health science.

10. Southern Arkansas University Tech

100 Carr Road
Camden, AR 71701-1906
(870) 574-4500

Southern Arkansas University Tech offers one health science program and it is located in town of Camden, Arkansas. This school is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Arkansas.

11. Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

1000 Campus Drive
Helena, AR 72342-0785
(870) 338-6474

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas offers one health science program and it is in Helena, AR. 2,155 students pursue degrees in 43 programs at this public college, overall. This college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering health science.

12. National Park Community College

101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913
(501) 760-4222

National Park Community College is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in health science. This college is a public 2-year institution. This public college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

13. Black River Technical College

1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000

Black River Technical College is located in Pocahontas, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one health science program. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in health science.

14. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 569-3000

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is near the heart of downtown and this university offers one health science program. UALR is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. This medium-sized university is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering health science.

15. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656
(870) 367-6811

Founded in 1909, the University of Arkansas at Monticello is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is located in town of Monticello, Arkansas. It is the 13th biggest institution in the state of Arkansas. This university is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as nursing, forensic science, and teaching. UAM offers students 24 certificates, seven degrees at the associates level, 32 bachelors level degrees, and four masters level degrees. 3,638 students pursued degrees from the 59 programs at this university in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this university. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.