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Public Health Schools in Idaho

389 Public Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Public Health is the 15th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Idaho

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 355
Master’s Degree 29
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in ID Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 75.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.4%
  • Other Races: 11.3%
Public Health Majors in ID Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Idaho

4,060 people in the state and 898,630 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. ID

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Idaho

A typical salary for a public health grad in the state is $60,470, compared to a typical salary of $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Idaho that offer public health degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

339 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
39,145 Total Students

25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $31,100 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $7,632.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
26,217 Total Students

84% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Boise State grads earn an average salary of $31,000.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
12,402 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 94%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,580 Total Students

41% of the teachers are full time. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

Public Health Careers in ID

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title ID Job Growth ID Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 29% $78,080
Medical and Health Services Managers 26% $86,160
Physicists 25% $111,110
Community Health Workers 20% $37,890
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 11% $70,260
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 11% $42,420
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 8% $57,610
Epidemiologists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in ID
Nursing 1,277
Allied Health Professions 605
Allied Health Services 336
Other Health Professions 241
Health/Medical Admin Services 209
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 200
Dental Support Services 195
Health Sciences & Services 124

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