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Public Health Schools in Maine

In 2018-2019, 275 students earned their Public Health degrees in ME.

In terms of popularity, Public Health is the 13th most popular major in the state out of a total 213 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 264
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Bachelor’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.4%
  • Black or African American: 19.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 50.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 14.5%
Public Health Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Maine

3,950 people in the state and 898,630 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Maine

Public Health grads earn an average of $67,390 in the state and $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Maine that offer public health degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

235 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
7,483 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,729.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,987 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,405. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,900 a year.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,429 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,180. In their early career, University of Southern Maine grads earn an average salary of $33,000. It takes the average student 4.74 years to graduate.

Public Health Careers in ME

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 15% $0
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $87,010
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2% $53,240
Epidemiologists 0% $0
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 0% $46,510
Community Health Workers 0% $36,750
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 0% $69,900

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Nursing 1,025
Allied Health Services 398
Allied Health Professions 341
Rehabilitation Professions 288
Health/Medical Admin Services 192
Mental & Social Health Services 190
Osteopathic Medicine 177
Health Sciences & Services 163

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