The top 10 healthcare majors with the best value

Healthcare occupations are becoming an attractive option for students as they seek higher-paying careers.

To help students determine which healthcare degrees may be the most attainable and affordable, while also preparing them for in-demand careers and respectable incomes, did its own analysis. analyzed 105 majors and weighted their value in terms of educational availability, earnings potential, employment opportunity and educational affordability.

Here are the top 10 healthcare degrees with the best value, in descending order.

  1. Dental hygiene
  2. Registered nursing
  3. Health information and medical records administration
  4. Healthcare administration
  5. Physical therapy assisting
  6. Diagnostic medical sonography
  7. Nursing practice
  8. Surgical technology
  9. Healthcare facilities administration and management
  10. Nursing administration

The top 25 rankings and full methodology can be found here.


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