Brockton, MA (population: 92,742) has one allied health school within its city limits. Massasoit Community College has a total student population of 7,941. It is the 5578th highest ranked school in the USA and the 157th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Allied Health students from Brockton schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton NECTA area alone, there are 80 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average salary of $79,480. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $86,240/yr and there are 230 employed.
Brockton lies in Plymouth county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton NECTA area has 85,990 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $21.75/hr average worker wage, and a $45,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.663 out of every 1000 jobs in Brockton are held by medical and health services managers, and 0.984/1000 are held by clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Massasoit Community College ends up costing a student $3,610/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brockton|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||17.2 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||18.9 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||25.8 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||25.9 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||29.4 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||30.7 miles|