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Public Health at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

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Public Health at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

If you plan to study public health, take a look at what New Mexico State University - Dona Ana has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

NMSU Dona Ana is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico and has a total student population of 8,054.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Public Health section at the bottom of this page.

NMSU Dona Ana Public Health Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Public Health

Online Classes Are Available at NMSU Dona Ana

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

For those who are interested in distance learning, NMSU Dona Ana does offer online courses in public health for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

NMSU Dona Ana Public Health Rankings

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Public Health Student Demographics at NMSU Dona Ana

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the public health majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

NMSU Dona Ana Public Health Associate’s Program

85% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 15% of public health associate's degrees went to men and 85% went to women.

NMSU Dona Ana Gender Breakdown of Public Health Associate's Degree Grads

NMSU Dona Ana does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in public health graduates 39% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New Mexico State University - Dona Ana with a associate's in public health.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Health Majors at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Public Health Grads May Go Into

A degree in public health can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NM, the home state for New Mexico State University - Dona Ana.

Occupation Jobs in NM Average Salary in NM
Physicists 1,770 $149,910
Medical and Health Services Managers 1,640 $122,650
Health Specialties Professors 1,300 $150,170
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 1,180 $87,200
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 940 $72,440


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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