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Public Health Schools in Hawaii

In 2018-2019, 96 students earned their Public Health degrees in HI.

In terms of popularity, Public Health is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 17 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Hawaii

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 71
Master’s Degree 21
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in HI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 35.4%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.5%
  • White: 18.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 32.3%
Public Health Majors in HI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Hawaii

4,250 people in the state and 898,630 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. HI

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Hawaii

In this state, public health grads earn an average of $73,900. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,690.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Hawaii that offer public health degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
17,710 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. 82% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,086 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,139. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

Public Health Careers in HI

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title HI Job Growth HI Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 21% $142,660
Community Health Workers 18% $42,610
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $114,490
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 8% $67,520
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 8% $69,470
Physicists 0% $98,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in HI
Nursing 630
Allied Health Services 286
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 144
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 111
Health/Medical Admin Services 99
Medicine 73
Allied Health Professions 52
Dental Support Services 38

View all majors related to Public Health

View Nationwide Public Health Report

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