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Health Professions at Appalachian State University

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how Appalachian State ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in health professions.

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Health Professions Degrees Available at Appalachian State

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Master’s Degree in Health Professions

Appalachian State Health Professions Rankings

The bachelor's program at Appalachian State was ranked #149 on College Factual's Best Schools for health professions list. It is also ranked #3 in North Carolina.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Health Professions 149
Most Popular Online Health Professions Schools 163

Popularity of Health Professions at Appalachian State

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Appalachian State University handed out 481 bachelor's degrees in health professions. Due to this, the school was ranked #115 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 2% over the previous year when 472 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 105 students received their master’s degree in health professions from Appalachian State. This makes it the #314 most popular school for health professions master’s degree candidates in the country.

Appalachian State Health Professions Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health professions majors at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian State Health Professions Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 17% of health professions bachelor's degrees went to men and 83% went to women.

Appalachian State Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Appalachian State are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 85% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Appalachian State University with a bachelor's in health professions.

Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Appalachian State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 409
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 23

Appalachian State Health Professions Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 5% of health professions master's degrees went to men and 95% went to women.

Appalachian State Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 88% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Appalachian State University with a master's in health professions.

Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Appalachian State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 92
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 4

Areas of Concentration for Health Professions

Health Professions students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Nursing 201
Communication Sciences 120
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 91
Public Health 74
Health & Medical Administrative Services 53
Allied Health Professions 19
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 16
Mental & Social Health Services 12

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