Health Science Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 19 accredited schools where health science classes faculty 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 Florida, 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. Atlantic Technical Center

    4700 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, Florida 33063-3902

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. South University-West Palm Beach

    9801 Belvedere Road, Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    Tallahassee, Florida 32307

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

    671 Winyah Drive, Orlando, Florida 32803

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale

    1500 NW 49th St., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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  12. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Stetson University

    421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, Florida 32723

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  15. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine

    100 E Broward Blvd, Suite 100, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301-3510

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Cambridge Institute of Allied Health

    1912 Boothe Circle Suite 200, Longwood, Florida 32750

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  19. South University-Tampa

    4401 N Himes Ave, Tampa, Florida 33614-7095

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Health Science Employment

Florida 420,310
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals in the country, nearly 6% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Florida

398,790 395,520 405,880 409,010 328,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, the field of health science is shrinking. 69,950 less health science professionals were working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Florida, this field has shrunk by 18% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for health science professionals which shows a 9% decrease in the number of health science professionals working around the nation.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$61,162 $64,326 $65,664 $70,341 $75,650
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health science professionals are growing in Florida. The mean salary for health science professionals in 2006 was $61,162 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $75,650 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$43,967
25th percentile
$49,868
50th percentile
$58,442
75th percentile
$61,615
90th percentile
$69,208

This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. 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 57% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Florida state.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Florida

Biology
$51,467
Biomedical Engineering
$77,280
Health Information
$33,860
Health Information Management
$66,820
Health Science
$71,943
Sonography
$56,990
X Ray Technician
$51,590

Health science professionals in Florida earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
22
master
8
doctor
6
Certificate
2
Total40

The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited health science schools in Florida is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,202 health science graduates from health science courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 1,591 graduates.

This represents a 32% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Florida state. 55% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Florida

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