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Public Health Schools in Maryland

In 2018-2019, 1,745 students earned their Public Health degrees in MD.

A Public Health major is the 11th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 741
Bachelor’s Degree 585
Post-Master’s Certificate 342
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 342
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 59
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 59
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 59
Associate’s Degree 18

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 17.5%
  • Black or African American: 16.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.9%
  • White: 35.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.1%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
Public Health Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Maryland

21,090 people in the state and 898,630 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Maryland

In this state, public health grads earn an average of $77,330. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,690.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

1,037 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
27,079 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate.

499 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
40,743 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The student loan default rate is 2.30% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,200 a year.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
4,476 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,373. The student loan default rate is 7.10% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 50%.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
8% Graduation Rate
58,281 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.67 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 53% of students get financical aid.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,827 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $70,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 1.00% which is lower than average.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,763 Total Students

69% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.96 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
891 Total Students

The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 55%.

#8

Montgomery College

Rockville
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,260 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,700 a year. 65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,110 Total Students

In their early career, HCC grads earn an average salary of $30,100. 21% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,655 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 43% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 21% of the teachers are full time.

Public Health Careers in MD

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Community Health Workers 13% $47,600
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $113,150
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 5% $78,220
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 4% $71,820
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 4% $53,710
Epidemiologists 3% $69,700
Physicists 3% $125,660

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Nursing 3,894
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,290
Allied Health Professions 905
Mental & Social Health Services 667
Allied Health Services 589
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 315
Dental Support Services 313
Rehabilitation Professions 307

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