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Public Health Schools in Kansas

In 2018-2019, 101 students earned their Public Health degrees in KS.

As a degree choice, Public Health is the 17th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 50
Bachelor’s Degree 32
Post-Master’s Certificate 11
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 11
Associate’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 60.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.0%
  • Other Races: 16.8%
Public Health Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Kansas

6,470 people in the state and 898,630 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. KS

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Kansas

A typical salary for a public health grad in the state is $63,820, compared to a typical salary of $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
5,877 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,166. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
27,552 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $39,200 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,571.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
21,719 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,400 a year. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
789 Total Students

A typical student attending Haskell will pay a net price of $3,037. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,342 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,909 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

#6

Baker University

Baldwin City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,595 Total Students

An average student at Baker will pay a net price of $21,618. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
615 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,895. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Public Health Careers in KS

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 23% $75,630
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 14% $65,410
Medical and Health Services Managers 11% $85,610
Community Health Workers 11% $40,450
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 7% $45,200
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 6% $61,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,219
Nursing 2,914
Health Aids & Attendants 992
Allied Health Professions 925
Allied Health Services 866
Health/Medical Admin Services 676
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 281
Rehabilitation Professions 254

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