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Public Health Schools in Arizona

1,108 students earned Public Health degrees in Arizona in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Public Health is the 34th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Arizona

Public Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 595
Master’s Degree 429
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 35
Associate’s Degree 33
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a public health major is more popular with women than with men.

Public Health Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public health majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.2%
  • Black or African American: 9.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.1%
  • White: 42.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 15.2%
Public Health Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Arizona

There are 17,740 people in the state and 898,630 people in the nation working in public health jobs.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Arizona

Public Health grads earn an average of $70,840 in the state and $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Arizona that offer public health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

470 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,097 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation.

249 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
31,066 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 6.60% which is lower than average. In their early career, NAU grads earn an average salary of $34,400.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
90,253 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. In their early career, Grand Canyon University grads earn an average salary of $28,400. The student loan default rate is 5.60% which is lower than average.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,540 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 64%. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,584 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. A typical student attending ASU - Downtown Phoenix will pay a net price of $11,741.

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Dine College

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48 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,519 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. A typical student attending Dine College will pay a net price of $8,645.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,434 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 31%. In their early career, AWC grads earn an average salary of $22,100. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,598.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,044 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,903. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Graduates earn an average $24,600 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,083 Total Students

15% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 35 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,816.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,445 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $8,840. The 6.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Public Health Careers in AZ

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Medical and Health Services Managers 40% $97,520
Physicists 33% $115,280
Health Specialties Professors 29% $108,550
Community Health Workers 28% $36,870
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 19% $51,730
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 16% $69,380
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 15% $63,810
Epidemiologists 8% $58,500

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to public health.

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Nursing 11,806
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,927
Allied Health Services 3,180
Allied Health Professions 2,789
Mental & Social Health Services 1,876
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,637
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 961
Dental Support Services 819

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