Health Professions Education in Washington State: 1996-2004 Program Completion Statistics


This study used the U.S. Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) database to determine the number, sex and race/ethnicity of persons completing postsecondary health career education programs throughout Washington State. The report shows changes over time for 36 selected programs, ranging from physician, nursing, allied health, dental health, pharmacy and other health care education programs. The 2004 study was funded by the Washington State Workforce Training and Education Board. The 2002 study was funded by HRSA’s National Center for Health Workforce Analysis through a Congressional Appropriation to the UW CHWS.