Health Science Schools In Oklahoma

Oklahoma has 10 accredited health science schools where health science faculty who teach health science classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in Oklahoma, and the future trends in 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. Carl Albert State College

    1507 S McKenna, Poteau, Oklahoma 74953-5208

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  2. Northern Oklahoma College

    1220 E Grand Ave, Tonkawa, Oklahoma 74653

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  3. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

    1100 N Lindsay, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104-5499

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  4. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

    900 N Portland, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107-6195

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  5. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

    660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-3072

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  6. Tulsa Technology Center-Broken Arrow Campus

    4600 South Olive, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74011-1706

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  7. Pioneer Technology Center

    2101 N Ash, Ponca City, Oklahoma 74601

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  8. Tri County Technology Center

    6101 Nowata Rd, Bartlesville, Oklahoma 74006-6029

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  9. Mid-America Technology Center

    27438 State Hwy 59, Wayne, Oklahoma 73095-0210

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  10. Northeast Technology Center-Afton

    19901 S Hwy 69, Afton, Oklahoma 74331

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Health Science Employment

Oklahoma 79,590
National 7,588,750

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

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Oklahoma

79,750 78,350 71,690 75,260 65,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Science is a shrinking field in Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, 14,540 less health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 18%. 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 Oklahoma

$50,578 $57,343 $52,327 $59,388 $64,852
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to health science professionals are increasing in Oklahoma. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $50,578 per year, and in 2010 they made $64,852 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$36,851
25th percentile
$46,085
50th percentile
$57,633
75th percentile
$72,075
90th percentile
$90,136

This represents a growth in salaries of 22%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 83% pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of health science in Oklahoma.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Biology
$52,696
Health Information
$30,230
Health Information Management
$50,280
Health Science
$61,465
Sonography
$56,640
X Ray Technician
$46,550

In Oklahoma, 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 Oklahoma

associate
3
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
5
Certificate
5
Total18

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited health science schools in Oklahoma is increasing. In Oklahoma, there were 81 graduates in 2006. And there were 382 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma by 372%. A majority of these graduates, or 28%, graduated with a doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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