Career Options

Careers for Allied Health Majors

  • Physician Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
  • Medical Technician
  • Pharmaceutical Salesperson
  • Biomedical Equipment Salesperson
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Research Assistant
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Thinking about Majoring in Allied Health? Here’s What You Can Do With This Degree

If you’re interested in a career in health, but not sure exactly what path you want to pursue, a degree in allied health gives you many options. Learn what you can do with a degree in allied health.

Starting Salary 1

An allied health degree holder’s typical starting salary is $41,252. The typical salary after 10-19 years is $69,783.

Job Titles of People with Allied Health Degrees

  • Research Assistant, Parenting and Relationship Transition and Risk Study (PARTNRS)
  • Sports Performance Coach, Athletes Advantage
  • Physical Therapist, Eugene Physical Therapy

Note: This information is current for the 2021-22 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.


  1. Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit
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