Health Science Schools In Georgia

Georgia has 19 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 Georgia, 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. Agnes Scott College

    141 E. College Ave, Decatur, Georgia 30030-3797

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  2. Columbus State University

    4225 University Ave, Columbus, Georgia 31907-5645

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  3. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

    One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161

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  4. South University-Savannah

    709 Mall Blvd, Savannah, Georgia 31406

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  5. Emory University

    408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322

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  6. Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus

    201 E Greene St, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061-3398

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  7. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  8. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Southern Crescent Technical College

    501 Varsity Rd, Griffin, Georgia 30223-2042

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  10. Gwinnett Technical College

    5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043-5702

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  11. Lanier Technical College

    2990 Landrum Education Dr, Oakwood, Georgia 30566

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  12. Chattahoochee Technical College

    980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE, Marietta, Georgia 30060-3300

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  13. Medical College of Georgia

    1120 Fifteenth St, Augusta, Georgia 30912

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  14. Mercer University

    1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207

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  15. Southwest Georgia Technical College

    15689 US Hwy 19 N, Thomasville, Georgia 31792-9960

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  16. Athens Technical College

    800 US Hwy 29 N, Athens, Georgia 30601-1500

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  17. Southeastern Technical College

    3001 E First St, Vidalia, Georgia 30474

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  18. Georgia Military College-Augusta Campus

    115 Davis Road, Martinez, Georgia 30907

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  19. Georgia Military College-Atlanta Campus

    320 W. Broad St Suite 200, Fairburn, Georgia 30213

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Health Science Employment

Georgia 222,580
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Georgia

163,940 176,710 188,290 206,890 158,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, health science is a shrinking field. In Georgia, 5,720 less health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health science has shrunk by 3% in Georgia. This decline is slower 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 Georgia

$55,794 $63,598 $59,241 $69,695 $74,609
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health science professionals are growing in Georgia. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $55,794 per year, and in 2010 they made $74,609 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$44,952
25th percentile
$45,624
50th percentile
$57,248
75th percentile
$64,870
90th percentile
$66,809

This represents a growth in salaries of 25%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Georgia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health science. The pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 49%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Georgia

Biology
$64,066
Biomedical Engineering
$71,340
Health Information
$32,250
Health Information Management
$58,910
Health Science
$71,294
Sonography
$58,470
X Ray Technician
$50,260

In Georgia, health science professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
5
master
1
doctor
5
Certificate
8
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As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 19 accredited health science schools in Georgia state is increasing. In Georgia, there were 114 graduates in 2006. And there were 510 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

This represents a 347% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Georgia state. Most of these graduates, or 35%, earned a undergraduate certificate in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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