Health Science Schools In Texas

Texas has 34 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 Texas, 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. Baylor College of Medicine

    One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030-3498

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  2. Baylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Clarendon College

    1122 College Drive, Clarendon, Texas 79226

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  4. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

    6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5503

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  5. Texas A & M University-Commerce

    2600 South Neal, Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

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  6. Howard Payne University

    1000 Fisk St., Brownwood, Texas 76801-2794

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  7. University of the Incarnate Word

    4301 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209

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  8. Lamar University

    4400 MLK, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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  9. Lon Morris College

    800 College Ave, Jacksonville, Texas 75766-0800

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  10. Navarro College

    3200 W 7th Avenue, Corsicana, Texas 75110

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  11. The University of Texas at Brownsville

    80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas 78520-4991

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  12. Paris Junior College

    2400 Clarksville St, Paris, Texas 75460

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  13. Prairie View A & M University

    FM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446

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  14. St. Philip's College

    1801 Martin Luther King Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78203-2098

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  15. Sam Houston State University

    1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340

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  16. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

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  17. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  18. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

    5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75390-9096

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  19. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900

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  20. The University of Texas Medical Branch

    301 University Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77555-0129

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  21. Texas A & M University

    College Station, Texas 77843-1244

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. The University of Texas at Austin

    Austin, Texas 78712

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. The University of Texas at Dallas

    800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

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  25. Texas Christian University

    2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. The University of Texas at San Antonio

    One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249-1644

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  27. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

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  28. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  30. Trinity University

    One Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212-7200

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  31. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    7000 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030

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  32. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

    3601 4th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79430

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  33. Palo Alto College

    1400 Villaret, San Antonio, Texas 78224-2499

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  34. Northwest Vista College

    3535 North West Ellison Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78251

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Health Science Employment

Texas 552,060
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals in the country, nearly 7% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Texas

440,260 455,130 493,440 503,580 429,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, the field of health science is shrinking. In 2010 there were 10,440 less health science professionals working in Texas than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 2%. 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 Texas

$59,526 $63,454 $64,073 $66,300 $70,091
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health science professionals are growing in Texas. The mean salary for health science professionals in 2006 was $59,526 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $70,091 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$34,099
25th percentile
$46,451
50th percentile
$54,491
75th percentile
$63,505
90th percentile
$74,727

Thus, health science professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid health science professionals earning 119% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Texas state.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Texas

Biology
$56,062
Biomedical Engineering
$69,730
Health Information
$34,420
Health Information Management
$62,245
Health Science
$67,152
Sonography
$61,910
X Ray Technician
$53,610

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
20
master
22
doctor
29
Certificate
0
Total79

As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 34 accredited health science schools in Texas state is increasing. In Texas, there were 627 graduates in 2006. And there were 752 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 20% percent increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Texas. 37% of these graduates received an doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Texas

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