Health Science Schools In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has 40 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 Pennsylvania, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Allegheny College

    520 N Main St, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335-3902

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  2. Alvernia University

    400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799

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  3. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  4. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

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  5. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  6. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  8. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  9. Dickinson College

    College and Louther Streets, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-2896

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  10. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Franklin and Marshall College

    College Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-3003

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  13. Gwynedd Mercy College

    1325 Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 19437-0901

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  14. Harcum College

    750 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-3470

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  15. King's College in Wilkes Barre

    133 N River St, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18711-0801

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  16. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  17. Lafayette College

    High St, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042-1768

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  18. Lebanon Valley College

    101 N College Ave, Annville, Pennsylvania 17003-1400

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  19. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

    1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania 19352-0999

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  21. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  22. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  23. Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

    1200 Main St, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018-6650

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  24. Muhlenberg College

    2400 Chew Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104

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  25. Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine

    500 University Dr, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033-2360

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  26. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. University of the Sciences

    600 S 43rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4495

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  29. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  31. Swarthmore College

    500 College Ave, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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  32. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Thiel College

    75 College Ave, Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125-2181

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  34. Thomas Jefferson University

    1020 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

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  35. Ursinus College

    601 E. Main St, Collegeville, Pennsylvania 19426-1000

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  36. Valley Forge Military College

    1001 Eagle Rd Sorley House, Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087-3695

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  37. Waynesburg University

    51 W College St, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370-1257

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  38. Westminster College in New Wilmington

    319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172

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  39. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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  40. Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences

    410 N Lime Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Health Science Employment

Pennsylvania 335,990
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Pennsylvania

320,320 328,090 335,500 347,250 299,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, health science is a shrinking field. In Pennsylvania, 21,210 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 7%. 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 Pennsylvania

$59,932 $61,085 $64,554 $66,334 $70,875
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by health science professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $59,932 per year, and in 2010 they made $70,875 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$37,719
25th percentile
$49,286
50th percentile
$55,736
75th percentile
$64,461
90th percentile
$68,313

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Pennsylvania, 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 81%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Biology
$62,102
Biomedical Engineering
$82,590
Health Information
$33,310
Health Information Management
$61,065
Health Science
$68,376
Sonography
$59,700
X Ray Technician
$52,980

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
34
master
18
doctor
30
Certificate
0
Total87

As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 40 accredited health science schools in Pennsylvania state is increasing. In 2006, 572 students graduated from health science courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 947 students graduated.

Thus there was a 66% percent increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania. 39% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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