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Graduate Certificate in Public Health

1,648 Yearly Graduations
$58,800 Median Salary
$43,492 Median Debt
There are 149 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a graduate certificate in public health. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 35% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 9.2% of public health graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,648 students earned their graduate certificate in public health. This makes it the 8th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in public health at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 16,962
Master’s Degree 15,589
Graduate Certificate 1,648
Doctor’s Degree 975
Basic Certificate 669
Associate’s Degree 666
Undergraduate Certificate 60

Earnings of Public Health Majors With Graduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in public health is $58,800. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $49,900 and the high is $59,800.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a graduate certificate in public health is $43,492. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $54,746 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $31,092.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $507.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in public health. About 73.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 439
Women 1,209
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Public Health

The racial-ethnic distribution of public health graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 186
Black or African American 189
Hispanic or Latino 131
White 760
International Students 152
Other Races/Ethnicities 230
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Health Graduate Certificate Students

There are 149 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in public health. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
326 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for public health students seekinga graduate certificate is Johns Hopkins University. Each year, around 25,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,350 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $55,350 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 326 graduate certificate were handed out to public health majors at Johns Hopkins. Around 32% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 72% were women.

#2

Benedictine University

Lisle, Illinois
117 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Benedictine University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 5,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,084 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,273 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 117 people received their graduate certificate in public health from Benedictine U. About 85% of this group were women, and 26% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

114 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

A T Still University of Health Sciences comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 3,700 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 114 people received their graduate certificate in public health from A T Still University of Health Sciences. Of these students, 51% were women and 46% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

University at Albany

Albany, New York
59 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University at Albany comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 17,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 59 graduate certificate were handed out to public health majors at UAlbany. About 81% of this group were women, and 42% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri
58 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for public health majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Missouri - Columbia. Each year, around 30,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,264 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 58 graduate certificate were handed out to public health majors at Mizzou. Around 21% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

#6

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia
44 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Liberty University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 75,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,417 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,980 per year.

The public health program at Liberty University awarded 44 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 91% were women and 32% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
39 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 46,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 people received their graduate certificate in public health from U of Michigan. About 54% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
38 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for public health majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Thomas Jefferson University. Roughly 4,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,680 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,420 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 graduate certificate were handed out to public health majors at Thomas Jefferson University. Of these students, 68% were women and 32% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
36 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Chicago is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 16,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,642 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $60,300 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 36 graduate certificate were handed out to public health majors at UChicago. Of these students, 64% were women and 36% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

33 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of North Texas Health Science Center is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in public health. Each year, around 2,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The public health program at University of North Texas Health Science Center awarded 33 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 64% were women and 52% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Massachusetts
30 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Massachusetts Amherst comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in public health. Each year, around 30,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,791 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,014 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 graduate certificate were handed out to public health majors at UMass Amherst. Around 43% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 70% were women.

#11

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
30 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in public health. Each year, around 28,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,628 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,530 per year.

The public health program at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus awarded 30 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 27% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 73% were women.

28 Yearly Graduations
61% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Oklahoma - Health Sciences Center comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 3,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,788 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,119 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 people received their graduate certificate in public health from UOHSC. Of these students, 61% were women and 29% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

28 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

CUNY Graduate School and University Center is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 7,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,930 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 people received their graduate certificate in public health from The Graduate Center. Of these students, 79% were women and 61% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

The University of Montana

Missoula, Montana
27 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for public health majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is The University of Montana. Roughly 11,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,352 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,716 per year.

The public health program at The University of Montana awarded 27 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 7% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 81% were women.

#15

New York University

New York, New York
27 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York University is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 51,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 graduate certificate were handed out to public health majors at NYU. About 81% of this group were women, and 41% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

New York Medical College

Valhalla, New York
26 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York Medical College is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in public health. Each year, around 1,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The public health program at New York Medical College awarded 26 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 62% of this group were women, and 62% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
25 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for public health majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is George Washington University. Each year, around 27,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 graduate certificate were handed out to public health majors at GWU. Around 32% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#19

Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
22 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Drexel University comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 24,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,146 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $35,181 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their graduate certificate in public health from Drexel. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 64% were women.

#20

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa
20 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Iowa comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in public health. Roughly 32,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,073 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,079 per year.

The public health program at University of Iowa awarded 20 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 80% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to public health that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 3,386
Mental & Social Health Services 988
Health/Medical Admin Services 906
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 856
Dietetics & Nutrition Services 825

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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