Health Science Schools In Minnesota

Health Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 9 accredited health science schools in Minnesota. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health science in the state of Minnesota, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:

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


  1. Walden University

    155 Fifth Ave S, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Carleton College

    One North College Street, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-4001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Macalester College

    1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Minnesota-Crookston

    2900 University Ave, Crookston, Minnesota 56716-5001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. The College of Saint Scholastica

    1200 Kenwood Ave, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-4199

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Mayo Graduate School

    200 1st St SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. University of Minnesota-Rochester

    300 University Square 111 South Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota 55904

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Health Science Employment

Minnesota 137,140
National 7,588,750

Approximately 2% of the country's health science professionals work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Minnesota

121,170 124,930 131,480 135,650 112,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, the field of health science is shrinking. In Minnesota, 8,570 less health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 7% decline in the field. This is slower than the trend for health science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9% between 2006 and 2010.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$58,050 $61,197 $63,220 $65,662 $68,294
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by health science professionals is increasing in Minnesota. The mean salary for health science professionals in 2006 was $58,050 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $68,294 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Minnesota

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90th percentile

This represents a 15% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Minnesota state, within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid health science professionals earn 54% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Biomedical Engineering
Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
X Ray Technician

In Minnesota, 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 Minnesota


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited health science schools in Minnesota is increasing. In Minnesota, there were 165 graduates in 2006. And there were 211 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

This represents a 28% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Minnesota state. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a bachelor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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