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Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences' more than 110 academic programs prepare students for rewarding and successful careers in allied health professions.

Note: Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences does not directly grant associate or bachelor’s degrees. Students in associate-level or bachelor’s-level programs can earn degrees from regional accredited colleges or universities that we affiliate with in offering these programs.

Jump to: Associate • Bachelor's • Certificate • Clinical rotations and internships • Doctoral • High school exploration • Master's • Residencies and fellowships

Associate-level programs

ProgramLengthMedian salary
Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (Minnesota) 21 months $55,000
Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program (Minnesota) 2 years $50,000
Emergency Medicine Paramedic Program (Minnesota) 20 months $34,320
Histology Technician Program (Arizona, Florida and Minnesota) 9 months $52,000
Radiography Program (Florida) 2 years $58,000

Certificate programs

ProgramLengthMedian salary
Hospital-Based Massage Therapy Course (Minnesota) 5 weeks $40,000
Pharmacy Technician Program (Arizona, Florida, Minnesota, and Wisconsin) 20 weeks $31,000
Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program (Minnesota) 9 weeks $34,000

Bachelor's-level programs

ProgramLengthMedian salary
Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography Program (Minnesota) 16 months $71,000
Cytotechnology Program (Minnesota) 1 year $75,000
Echocardiography Program (Arizona and Minnesota) 21 months $71,000
Medical Laboratory Science Program (Florida and Minnesota) 10.5 months-1 year $52,000
Nuclear Medicine Technology Program (Minnesota) 1 year $76,000
Positron Emission Tomography Program (Minnesota) 20 weeks $76,000
Radiation Therapy Program (Minnesota) 1 year $81,000
Radiography Program (Minnesota) 18 months $58,000
Respiratory Care Program (Minnesota) 21 months $60,000
Sonography Program (Florida and Minnesota) 21 months $71,000
Surgical First Assistant Program (Minnesota) 1 year $56,000

Master's programs

ProgramLengthMedian salary
Physician Assistant Program (Minnesota) 2 years $108,000
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Physician Assistant Program (Wisconsin) 2 years $108,000

Doctoral programs

ProgramLengthMedian salary
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Postgraduate Degree Program (Minnesota) Up to 5 years $168,000
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program (Minnesota) 42 months $168,000
Physical Therapy Doctoral Program (Minnesota) 33 months $87,000

Residencies and fellowships (allied health)

ProgramLength
Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Fellowship (Arizona) 1 year
Cardiovascular Diseases Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship (Florida) 1 year
Clinical Pastoral Education Residency (Minnesota) 1 year
Fellowship in Perioperative Nursing (Arizona) 4 months
Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency (Minnesota) 3 years
Medical Physics Residency (Arizona) 2 years
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Abdominal Organ Transplant Fellowship (Arizona) 1 year
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Critical Care Fellowship (Florida) 1 year
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Critical Care Fellowship (Minnesota) 1 year
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Emergency Medicine Fellowship (Minnesota) 18 months
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Hematology Fellowship (Minnesota) 1 year
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship (Arizona) 1 year
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Urology Fellowship (Minnesota) 1 year
Occupational Therapy Dysphagia Fellowship (Minnesota) 1 year
Occupational Therapy Hand Fellowship (Minnesota) 1 year
PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Mayo Clinic Health System — Eau Claire 1 year
PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Mayo Clinic Health System — La Crosse 1 year
PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Mayo Clinic Health System — Mankato 1 year
PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Arizona 1 year
PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester 1 year
PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Mayo Clinic in Florida 1 year
PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital 1 year
PGY-2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency at Mayo Clinic 1 year
PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Ambulatory Care at Mayo Clinic 1 year
PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Ambulatory Care at Mayo Clinic Health System — Mankato 1 year
PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Clinical Pharmacogenomics at Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester 1 year
PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Critical Care at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester 1 year
PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester 1 year
PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester 1 year
PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Oncology at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester 1 year
PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Solid Organ Transplant at Mayo Clinic in Florida 1 year
PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Solid Organ Transplant at Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester 1 year
Physical Therapy Geriatric Residency (Arizona) 1 year
Physical Therapy Neurologic Residency (Minnesota) 1 year
Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Residency (Minnesota) 1 year
Physical Therapy Sports Residency (Minnesota) 1 year
Physician Assistant Fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant (Arizona) 1 year
Physician Assistant Fellowship, Hospital Internal Medicine (Arizona) 1 year
Physician Assistant Fellowship, Neurosurgery (Arizona) 1 year
Physician Assistant Fellowship, Otolaryngology (Arizona) 1 year
Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Residency (Florida) 2 years

Clinical rotations and internships

ProgramLength
Administrative Internship Program (Florida) 3-4 months
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) (Florida) 4-8 weeks
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) (Minnesota) 10 weeks
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Hospital/Inpatient (Arizona) 4-6 weeks
Audiology Externship (Arizona) 1 year
Audiology Externship (Florida) 1 year
Audiology Externship (Minnesota) 1 year
Cardiovascular Perfusionist Clinical Rotation (Arizona) 2 years
Cardiovascular Technology Internship (Florida) 6 weeks
Central Service Technician Clinical Rotation (Arizona) 6 months
Child Life Specialist Internship (Minnesota) 4 months
Clinical Pastoral Education Internship (Minnesota) 11 weeks
Clinical Research Internship Study Program (Florida) 10 weeks
Cytogenetic Technology Internship (Minnesota) 12 weeks
Dietetic Internship (Florida) 8 months
Dietetic Internship (Minnesota) 11 months
Echocardiography Internship (Florida) 6 weeks
Electroneurodiagnostic Clinical Rotation (Arizona) 6-8 weeks
Genetic Counseling Clinical Internship (Minnesota) 1 year
Genetic Counseling Internship (Florida) 8-10 weeks
Genetic Counseling Laboratory Internship (Minnesota) 2 weeks
Health Information Management Internship (Arizona and Florida) Varies
Medical Laboratory Assistant Clinical Rotation (Florida) 8 weeks
Medical Laboratory Science Clinical Rotation (Arizona) 4-5 weeks
Medical Laboratory Science Clinical Rotation (Florida) 20-32 weeks
Medical Laboratory Technician Clinical Rotation (Florida) 6 months
Medical Physics Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Arizona) 10 weeks
Molecular Genetics Technology Internship (Minnesota) 8-24 weeks
Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Rotation (Florida) 4-16 weeks
Nurse Practitioner Clinical Education Collaboration (Minnesota) Varies
Nurse Practitioner Clinical Rotation (Arizona) Varies
Nurse Practitioner Clinical Rotation (Florida) 4-16 weeks
Nurse-Midwifery Clinical Rotations Program (Minnesota) Varies
Nursing Clinical Education (Florida) 16 weeks
Occupational Therapy Internship (Arizona) 1-12 weeks
Occupational Therapy Internship (Minnesota) 12 weeks
Pathologists' Assistant Internship (Minnesota) 2 months
Pharmacy Internship (Minnesota) 10 weeks
Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program Clinical Rotation (Arizona) 3-4 weeks
Physical or Occupational Therapy Internship (Florida) 8-12 weeks
Physical Therapy Internship (Arizona) 10-12 weeks
Physical Therapy Internship (Minnesota) 2-3 months
Physician Assistant Clinical Rotation (Arizona) Varies
Physician Assistant Clinical Rotation (Florida) 4-6 weeks
Physician Assistant Clinical Rotation (Minnesota) 1-2 months
Radiation Therapy Clinical Rotation (Florida) 45 weeks
Radiography Internship (Arizona) 21.5 months
Recreational Therapy Internship (Arizona) 14-16 weeks
Respiratory Care Clinical Rotation (Arizona) 2 weeks
Respiratory Care Clinical Rotation (Florida) 6 weeks
Social Work Internship (Arizona) 9 months
Social Work Internship (Florida) 4-9 months
Social Work Internship (Minnesota) 3-8 months
Speech Pathology Internship (Arizona) 3-4 months
Speech Language Pathology Internship (Florida) 4 months
Surgical Technology Clinical Rotation (Arizona) Varies
Surgical Technology Clinical Rotation (Florida) 1-2 months
Surgical Technology Clinical Rotation (Minnesota) 6 months
Vascular Interventional Radiologic Technology Internship (Florida) 8 months

High school exploration opportunities

ProgramLength
Career Immersion Program (Minnesota) 1 week
High School Health Care Boot Camp (Florida) 1 day

About our statistics: Throughout this section, we used the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) occupational outlook handbook for health care as a reference for statistics about annual salaries. For statistics about careers not covered by the BLS, we referenced a relevant professional society.

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