Health Science Schools In Massachusetts

Health Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 26 accredited health science schools in Massachusetts. The trends in Massachusetts' health science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in health science includes 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. Amherst College

    Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000

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  2. Anna Maria College

    50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, Massachusetts 01612-1198

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  3. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  4. Bay Path College

    588 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01106

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  5. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Brandeis University

    415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Cape Cod Community College

    2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable, Massachusetts 02668-1599

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  8. Emmanuel College in Boston

    400 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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  9. Fisher College

    118 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  10. Gordon College in Wenham

    255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984

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  11. Harvard University

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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  12. Gibbs College-Boston

    126 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  13. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

    179 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5896

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  15. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  17. Mount Holyoke College

    50 College Street, South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075-1489

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  18. New England College of Optometry

    424 Beacon St, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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  19. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Roxbury Community College

    1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts 02120-3400

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  21. Smith College

    Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

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  22. Springfield College

    263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797

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  23. Stonehill College

    320 Washington Street, Easton, Massachusetts 02357-6110

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  24. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. Wellesley College

    106 Central St, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481-8203

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  26. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Health Science Employment

Massachusetts 230,370
National 7,588,750

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

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Massachusetts

206,070 212,380 225,040 237,530 200,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, the field of health science is shrinking. In 2010 there were 5,970 less health science professionals working in Massachusetts than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% 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 Massachusetts

$66,009 $70,120 $72,836 $75,611 $78,611
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by health science professionals is increasing in Massachusetts. Health science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $66,009 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $78,611 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$44,219
25th percentile
$51,589
50th percentile
$61,784
75th percentile
$67,250
90th percentile
$76,982

Thus, health science professionals' salaries grew by 16% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Massachusetts, 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 74%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Biology
$70,338
Biomedical Engineering
$94,720
Health Information
$40,230
Health Information Management
$76,450
Health Science
$76,522
Sonography
$80,000
X Ray Technician
$78,920

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
20
master
13
doctor
15
Certificate
5
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As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 26 accredited health science schools in Massachusetts state is increasing. In Massachusetts, there were 491 graduates in 2006. And there were 515 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 5% percent increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts. 35% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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