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Public Health Schools in Maryland

1,745 students earned Public Health degrees in Maryland in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Public Health is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 741
Bachelor’s Degree 585
Post-Master’s Certificate 342
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 342
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 59
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 59
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 59
Associate’s Degree 18

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 17.5%
  • Black or African American: 16.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.9%
  • White: 35.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.1%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
Public Health Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 21,090 people employed in jobs related to a public health degree, compared to 898,630 nationwide.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a public health grad in the state is $77,330, compared to a typical salary of $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 10 colleges in Maryland that offer public health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,037 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
26,152 Total Students

The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at Johns Hopkins. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,701. In their early career, Johns Hopkins grads earn an average salary of $62,700.

499 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
5,041 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UB. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
8% Graduation Rate
60,603 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 5% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $13,672. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,777 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 47%. The student loan default rate of 1.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,712 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 69%.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.50%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time.

#8

Montgomery College

Rockville
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,720 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,211 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 57% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,268.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,886 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,268. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,700 a year.

Public Health Careers in MD

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Community Health Workers 13% $47,600
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $113,150
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 5% $78,220
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 4% $71,820
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 4% $53,710
Epidemiologists 3% $69,700
Physicists 3% $125,660

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Nursing 3,894
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,290
Allied Health Professions 905
Mental & Social Health Services 667
Allied Health Services 589
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 315
Dental Support Services 313
Rehabilitation Professions 307

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