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Public Health Schools in Missouri

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

As a degree choice, Public Health is the 31st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 287
Bachelor’s Degree 185
Post-Master’s Certificate 182
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 182
Associate’s Degree 11
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.7%
  • Black or African American: 6.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 56.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.8%
  • Other Races: 10.8%
Public Health Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Missouri

In this state, there are 17,380 people employed in jobs related to a public health degree, compared to 898,630 nationwide.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a public health grad in the state is $61,110, compared to a typical salary of $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Missouri that offer public health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

175 Degrees in Major Awarded

26% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, A T Still University of Health Sciences grads earn an average salary of $99,000. The student loan default rate of 0.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#2

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
128 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
14,438 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.50% which is lower than average. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 63% of the teachers are full time.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
29,843 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
15,852 Total Students

The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 52% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $56,500 a year.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
5,853 Total Students

In their early career, Truman State grads earn an average salary of $34,300. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Truman State. The full-time teacher rate is 88%.

#6

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,468 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,400 a year. The 1.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,697 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.53 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 68%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
6,006 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,221 Total Students

A typical student attending OTC will pay a net price of $7,669. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $24,600 after graduation.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
5,669 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. In their early career, Missouri Western grads earn an average salary of $28,600. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years.

Public Health Careers in MO

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 35% $119,930
Community Health Workers 23% $36,490
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $98,370
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 11% $41,180
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 10% $46,740
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 10% $67,930
Epidemiologists 9% $53,900
Physicists 8% $105,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Nursing 6,422
Allied Health Professions 1,489
Health Sciences & Services 1,087
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,086
Rehabilitation Professions 1,071
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,068
Allied Health Services 1,046
Communication Sciences 595

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