Health Science Schools In Arkansas

Arkansas has 15 accredited health science schools where health science faculty who teach health science classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health science in the state of Arkansas, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:

  • Health Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Science
  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

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  2. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    4301 W Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199

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  3. Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock

    11900 Col Glenn Rd Ste 1000, Little Rock, Arkansas 72210-2820

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  4. Black River Technical College

    1410 Hwy 304 East, Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455

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  5. East Arkansas Community College

    1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335

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  6. National Park Community College

    101 College Dr, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913

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  7. Hendrix College

    1600 Washington Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72032-3080

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  8. North Arkansas College

    1515 Pioneer Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601-5508

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  9. Ouachita Technical College

    One College Cir, Malvern, Arkansas 72104-0816

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  10. Ozarka College

    218 College Dr, Melbourne, Arkansas 72556-0010

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  11. Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

    1000 Campus Drive, Helena, Arkansas 72342-0785

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  12. Southeast Arkansas College

    1900 Hazel St., Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603

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  13. Pulaski Technical College

    3000 W Scenic Dr, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118-3347

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  14. Southern Arkansas University Tech

    100 Carr Road, Camden, Arkansas 71701-1906

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  15. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home

    1600 South College Street, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Health Science Employment

Arkansas 55,120
National 7,588,750

Approximately 1% of the country's health science professionals work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Arkansas

49,050 52,350 53,650 54,500 44,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Science is a shrinking field in Arkansas. 4,430 less health science professionals were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of health science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$54,195 $56,893 $52,936 $60,594 $64,896
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arkansas, as the number of health science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by health science professionals are increasing. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $54,195 per year, and in 2010 they made $64,896 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$37,975
25th percentile
$40,962
50th percentile
$42,601
75th percentile
$52,411
90th percentile
$65,198

This represents a 16% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid health science professionals earning 72% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arkansas state.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Biology
$56,432
Health Information
$31,050
Health Information Management
$54,290
Health Science
$61,697
Sonography
$56,230
X Ray Technician
$44,490

In Arkansas, health science professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
6
doctor
3
Certificate
13
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As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited health science schools in Arkansas state is increasing. In 2006, 20 students graduated from health science courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 274 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 1270%. 54% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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