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Public Health Schools in Nebraska

174 students earned Public Health degrees in Nebraska in the 2018-2019 year.

A Public Health major is the 48th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 99
Bachelor’s Degree 40
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 11
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in NE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.2%
  • Black or African American: 10.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 60.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.8%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Public Health Majors in NE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Nebraska

6,980 people in the state and 898,630 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. NE

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Nebraska

In this state, public health grads earn an average of $61,020. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,690.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Nebraska that offer public health degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,055 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $59,600 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 0.60% which is lower than average. 2 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
8,821 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. In their early career, Creighton grads earn an average salary of $47,500. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
15,153 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 5.57 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 50%.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
1,128 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $47,100 after graduation. This private school has an average net price of $23,779. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,703 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. The average student takes 4.28 years to complete their degree at Concordia University, Nebraska.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
770 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.50% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Union College.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,258 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 41%. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,300 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,227. 20% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Public Health Careers in NE

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Epidemiologists 25% $0
Community Health Workers 19% $35,010
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $96,490
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 13% $45,680
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 10% $56,970
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 10% $65,210
Health Specialties Professors 6% $81,290
Physicists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Nursing 1,960
Allied Health Professions 637
Health/Medical Admin Services 392
Rehabilitation Professions 375
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 296
Medicine 291
Allied Health Services 223
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 203

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