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Public Health Schools in Nevada

70 students earned Public Health degrees in Nevada in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Public Health is the 72nd most popular major in the state out of a total 201 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 52
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5
Bachelor’s Degree 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 14.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.0%
  • White: 54.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.1%
  • Other Races: 8.6%
Public Health Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Nevada

5,700 people in the state and 898,630 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Nevada

In this state, public health grads earn an average of $63,920. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,690.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.72 years. The full-time teacher rate is 95%. This public school has an average net price of $14,122.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.98 years to graduate. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
294 Total Students

25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Nevada Career Institute grads earn an average salary of $28,800.

Public Health Careers in NV

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 43% $63,670
Medical and Health Services Managers 31% $113,310
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 26% $62,290
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 19% $44,700
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 18% $73,850

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Nursing 1,742
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,189
Allied Health Services 1,175
Allied Health Professions 1,127
Health Sciences & Services 496
Health/Medical Admin Services 361
Dental Support Services 343
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 322

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