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Public Health Schools in Maine

In 2018-2019, 275 students earned their Public Health degrees in ME.

As a degree choice, Public Health is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 264
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Bachelor’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.4%
  • Black or African American: 19.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 50.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 14.5%
Public Health Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Maine

There are 3,950 people in the state and 898,630 people in the nation working in public health jobs.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Maine

A typical salary for a public health grad in the state is $67,390, compared to a typical salary of $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

235 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
8,010 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,106 Total Students

An average student at Saint Joseph's Maine will pay a net price of $26,405. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,140 Total Students

34% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 6.10% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $33,000 after graduation.

Public Health Careers in ME

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 15% $0
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $87,010
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2% $53,240
Epidemiologists 0% $0
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 0% $46,510
Community Health Workers 0% $36,750
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 0% $69,900

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Nursing 1,025
Allied Health Services 398
Allied Health Professions 341
Rehabilitation Professions 288
Health/Medical Admin Services 192
Mental & Social Health Services 190
Osteopathic Medicine 177
Health Sciences & Services 163

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