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Health Science Schools in Massachusetts

There are nine schools in the state of Massachusetts offering health science programs. 203 students graduated with degrees from Massachusetts health science schools in 2010. 161 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 18 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 185 students graduate from health science programs in this state each year. This accounts for 2% of health science students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 11 students graduated with health science certificates, 18 with an associate's level degree, 161 with a bachelor's level degree, 12 with a master's level degree, and one with a degree at the doctorate level.

Nine health science schools are located in Massachusetts. And of these, two schools are public, while seven schools are private. While public health science school tuition is $7,155, tuition at a private health science school varies from $24,600 to $41,598.

Average tuition for programs in health science is $28,846. The highest tuition for health science programs, which is $41,598 each year, is at Tufts University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,155 per year, is at Worcester State University.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in health science.

Health Science Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

On average, 185 students graduate from health science programs in this state each year. This accounts for 2% of health science students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 11 students graduated with health science certificates, 18 with an associate's level degree, 161 with a bachelor's level degree, 12 with a master's level degree, and one with a degree at the doctorate level.

Health Science Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 9
  • Certificate 2009: 9
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 8
  • Associate 2010: 18
  • Bachelor 2006: 102
  • Bachelor 2007: 120
  • Bachelor 2008: 146
  • Bachelor 2009: 157
  • Bachelor 2010: 161
  • Master 2006: 13
  • Master 2007: 20
  • Master 2008: 12
  • Master 2009: 12
  • Master 2010: 12
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 1
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Health Science Program Availability in Massachusetts

Massachusetts schools offer a total of 15 health science programs. Of these programs, around 40% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Health Science Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 2

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 64900
  • 25th Percentile: 80810
  • Median: 101270
  • 75th Percentile: 132100
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41740
  • 25th Percentile: 58150
  • Median: 81010
  • 75th Percentile: 112940
  • 90th Percentile: 151340

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60580
  • 25th Percentile: 74640
  • Median: 91150
  • 75th Percentile: 112770
  • 90th Percentile: 137210

Clinical Research Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Research Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61750
  • 25th Percentile: 99900
  • Median: 134260
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25340
  • 25th Percentile: 30960
  • Median: 40030
  • 75th Percentile: 47560
  • 90th Percentile: 61850

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57520
  • 25th Percentile: 69480
  • Median: 87980
  • 75th Percentile: 107400
  • 90th Percentile: 128560

Biological Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Biological Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31320
  • 25th Percentile: 36420
  • Median: 46830
  • 75th Percentile: 71120
  • 90th Percentile: 97790

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24840
  • 25th Percentile: 28960
  • Median: 38580
  • 75th Percentile: 53350
  • 90th Percentile: 72060

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26360
  • 25th Percentile: 30610
  • Median: 39510
  • 75th Percentile: 54160
  • 90th Percentile: 70390

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54020
  • 25th Percentile: 75460
  • Median: 111830
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Salary by Percentile

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42400
  • 25th Percentile: 62760
  • Median: 89450
  • 75th Percentile: 101860
  • 90th Percentile: 113320

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23940
  • 25th Percentile: 26900
  • Median: 32460
  • 75th Percentile: 49110
  • 90th Percentile: 65450

Health Educators — Salary by Percentile

Health Educators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27730
  • 25th Percentile: 37180
  • Median: 46550
  • 75th Percentile: 59370
  • 90th Percentile: 74850

Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46190
  • 25th Percentile: 61820
  • Median: 80450
  • 75th Percentile: 103460
  • 90th Percentile: 136080

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58850
  • 25th Percentile: 71510
  • Median: 89510
  • 75th Percentile: 109050
  • 90th Percentile: 136920

Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50890
  • 25th Percentile: 61450
  • Median: 76130
  • 75th Percentile: 87950
  • 90th Percentile: 94710

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36340
  • 25th Percentile: 51330
  • Median: 70790
  • 75th Percentile: 91090
  • 90th Percentile: 111930

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18370
  • 25th Percentile: 24090
  • Median: 33760
  • 75th Percentile: 45140
  • 90th Percentile: 61760

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49000
  • 25th Percentile: 65820
  • Median: 82710
  • 75th Percentile: 93430
  • 90th Percentile: 151130

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56500
  • 25th Percentile: 69750
  • Median: 86360
  • 75th Percentile: 105510
  • 90th Percentile: 126960

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39340
  • Median Salary 2007: 37880
  • Median Salary 2008: 39530
  • Median Salary 2009: 39840
  • Median Salary 2010: 38580
  • Total Employed 2006: 3820
  • Total Employed 2007: 5400
  • Total Employed 2008: 6060
  • Total Employed 2009: 6240
  • Total Employed 2010: 4990

Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60840
  • Median Salary 2007: 64240
  • Median Salary 2008: 63460
  • Median Salary 2009: 66860
  • Median Salary 2010: 80450
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 81825
  • Median Salary 2007: 84170
  • Median Salary 2008: 85040
  • Median Salary 2009: 87980
  • Median Salary 2010: 91150
  • Total Employed 2006: 1430
  • Total Employed 2007: 1420
  • Total Employed 2008: 1300
  • Total Employed 2009: 1380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1440

Clinical Research Coordinators — Employment Trend

Clinical Research Coordinators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 130710
  • Median Salary 2007: 125990
  • Median Salary 2008: 127170
  • Median Salary 2009: 122500
  • Median Salary 2010: 134260
  • Total Employed 2006: 1260
  • Total Employed 2007: 1650
  • Total Employed 2008: 1980
  • Total Employed 2009: 2110
  • Total Employed 2010: 2340

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38360
  • Median Salary 2007: 39080
  • Median Salary 2008: 35700
  • Median Salary 2009: 39700
  • Median Salary 2010: 40030
  • Total Employed 2006: 1520
  • Total Employed 2007: 1530
  • Total Employed 2008: 1840
  • Total Employed 2009: 2090
  • Total Employed 2010: 3100

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78820
  • Median Salary 2007: 80810
  • Median Salary 2008: 83390
  • Median Salary 2009: 85300
  • Median Salary 2010: 87980
  • Total Employed 2006: 1010
  • Total Employed 2007: 790
  • Total Employed 2008: 900
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 740

Biological Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Biological Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73100
  • Median Salary 2007: 73240
  • Median Salary 2008: 62140
  • Median Salary 2009: 45830
  • Median Salary 2010: 46830
  • Total Employed 2006: 740
  • Total Employed 2007: 820
  • Total Employed 2008: 1080
  • Total Employed 2009: 1030
  • Total Employed 2010: 1030

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86210
  • Median Salary 2007: 88840
  • Median Salary 2008: 94870
  • Median Salary 2009: 94040
  • Median Salary 2010: 101270
  • Total Employed 2006: 7460
  • Total Employed 2007: 7930
  • Total Employed 2008: 8440
  • Total Employed 2009: 8580
  • Total Employed 2010: 8910

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32770
  • Median Salary 2007: 35060
  • Median Salary 2008: 36700
  • Median Salary 2009: 38640
  • Median Salary 2010: 39510
  • Total Employed 2006: 4800
  • Total Employed 2007: 5650
  • Total Employed 2008: 6030
  • Total Employed 2009: 5020
  • Total Employed 2010: 5140

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85670
  • Median Salary 2007: 98960
  • Median Salary 2008: 98650
  • Median Salary 2009: 122540
  • Median Salary 2010: 111830
  • Total Employed 2006: 3320
  • Total Employed 2007: 3290
  • Total Employed 2008: 3430
  • Total Employed 2009: 4440
  • Total Employed 2010: 4340

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Employment Trend

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71740
  • Median Salary 2007: 68800
  • Median Salary 2008: 78900
  • Median Salary 2009: 84470
  • Median Salary 2010: 89450
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73610
  • Median Salary 2007: 75950
  • Median Salary 2008: 82420
  • Median Salary 2009: 87480
  • Median Salary 2010: 89510
  • Total Employed 2006: 720
  • Total Employed 2007: 850
  • Total Employed 2008: 920
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 1080

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29780
  • Median Salary 2007: 31990
  • Median Salary 2008: 30840
  • Median Salary 2009: 30580
  • Median Salary 2010: 32460
  • Total Employed 2006: 4340
  • Total Employed 2007: 3580
  • Total Employed 2008: 3560
  • Total Employed 2009: 3570
  • Total Employed 2010: 3800

Health Educators — Employment Trend

Health Educators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42730
  • Median Salary 2007: 46940
  • Median Salary 2008: 46850
  • Median Salary 2009: 46470
  • Median Salary 2010: 46550
  • Total Employed 2006: 1780
  • Total Employed 2007: 2180
  • Total Employed 2008: 2580
  • Total Employed 2009: 2470
  • Total Employed 2010: 1780

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76770
  • Median Salary 2007: 83340
  • Median Salary 2008: 89210
  • Median Salary 2009: 79790
  • Median Salary 2010: 81010
  • Total Employed 2006: 5920
  • Total Employed 2007: 5700
  • Total Employed 2008: 7820
  • Total Employed 2009: 8480
  • Total Employed 2010: 8180

Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians — Employment Trend

Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65070
  • Median Salary 2007: 50010
  • Median Salary 2008: 60320
  • Median Salary 2009: 77690
  • Median Salary 2010: 76130
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 175
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59980
  • Median Salary 2007: 65640
  • Median Salary 2008: 68560
  • Median Salary 2009: 70000
  • Median Salary 2010: 70790
  • Total Employed 2006: 4290
  • Total Employed 2007: 4060
  • Total Employed 2008: 4350
  • Total Employed 2009: 4350
  • Total Employed 2010: 4180

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30930
  • Median Salary 2007: 32390
  • Median Salary 2008: 33340
  • Median Salary 2009: 35540
  • Median Salary 2010: 33760
  • Total Employed 2006: 760
  • Total Employed 2007: 920
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 660
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Employment Trend

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65250
  • Median Salary 2007: 69710
  • Median Salary 2008: 76625
  • Median Salary 2009: 83540
  • Median Salary 2010: 82710
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 145
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77050
  • Median Salary 2007: 81520
  • Median Salary 2008: 85210
  • Median Salary 2009: 85790
  • Median Salary 2010: 86360
  • Total Employed 2006: 13650
  • Total Employed 2007: 15170
  • Total Employed 2008: 16340
  • Total Employed 2009: 18090
  • Total Employed 2010: 15090

Massachusetts vs National Health Science Employment

Massachusetts vs National Health Science Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 3.799% (67820)

Health Science Schools in Massachusetts

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1. Bay Path College

588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 1106
(413) 565-1000

Bay Path College is in the suburbs of Longmeadow, Massachusetts and this school offers one program in health science. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts. This liberal arts college is the second biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering health science in terms of programs.

2. Worcester State University

486 Chandler St
Worcester, MA 01602-2597
(508) 929-8000

Worcester State University is 2.0 miles from the center of the city and WSU offers one health science program. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in health science.

3. The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

179 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115-5896
(617) 732-2800

The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Boston, MA and MCPHS offers one health science program. 4,636 students seek degrees in 25 MCPHS programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Massachusetts.

4. Gibbs College - Boston

126 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 2116
(617) 578-7100x7193

Founded in 1866, Gibbs College-Boston is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Boston, MA. This school offers students five certificates and nine associates level degrees. 296 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as medical assisting and health information. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

5. Roxbury Community College

1234 Columbus Ave
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120-3400
(617) 427-0060

Roxbury Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1973. It is in the center of Roxbury Crossing. It offers 11 certificates and 16 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 2,681 students pursued degrees from the 24 programs at this college. This college offers subjects including science and healthcare. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts.

6. Springfield College

263 Alden St
Springfield, MA 01109-3797
(413) 748-3116

Springfield College is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one health science program. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering health science in terms of programs.

7. Merrimack College

315 Turnpike St
North Andover, MA 1845
(978) 837-5000

Merrimack College is located in the suburbs of North Andover, Massachusetts and it offers one program in health science. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts. Merrimack ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Massachusetts.

8. Cape Cod Community College

2240 Iyannough Rd
West Barnstable, MA 02668-1599
(508) 362-2131

Cape Cod Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in West Barnstable, MA and it offers one program in health science. This community college is one of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts. It is the largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering health science.

9. Anna Maria College

50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, MA 01612-1198
(508) 849-3300

Anna Maria College offers one health science program and AMC, which is very close to Paxton, Massachusetts, is in a rural setting. AMC is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in health science.

10. Tufts University

28 Sawyer Avenue
Medford, MA 02155-5555
(617) 628-5000

Tufts University offers three programs in health science. Out of those, this university offers students one health science certificate, one degree at the master's level in health science, and one doctorate level health science degree. It is in the suburbs of Medford, Massachusetts. Overall, 10,480 students seek degrees in 152 Tufts University programs. In terms of programs, this research university is the second largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering health science.

11. Fisher College

118 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 2116
(617) 236-8800

Fisher College, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Boston, MA and this school offers one health science program. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering health science.