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Health Science Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

Health Science Schools in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, Alabama has 2 health science schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in health science. With an overall population of 242,820 and a student population of 44,088, approximately 17,029 of Birmingham students attend one of Birmingham's schools that offer health science programs.

Of the 2 health science schools in Birmingham, the largest health science school, by student population, is University of Alabama at Birmingham. In 2010, University of Alabama at Birmingham graduated approximately 11 students from its health science program.

In 2010, 25 students graduated with a health science degree from one of Birmingham's health science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,115 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Birmingham health science schools was an average of $25,451 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $866 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Birmingham. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,142 per year, on average, for room and board at Birmingham-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,066.

Health Science Salaries and Career Outlook in Birmingham

If you decide to work as a health science professional in Birmingham, your job prospects are good. There were 42,570 health science professionals working in Alabama and 2,520 working in the greater Birmingham area in 2010. The government projects that the number of health science professionals in Birmingham will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Birmingham is $50,220 per year, which is lower than the average for health science professionals state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Health Science Degree in Birmingham
  • Associates Degree in Health Science
  • Bachelors Degree in Health Science
  • Health Science Classes
  • Health Science Courses
  • Health Science Training

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  1. 1University of Alabama at BirminghamUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Tri-State Institute

    100 London Pkwy Ste 150, Birmingham, Alabama 35211

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate