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Public Health Schools in Minnesota

In 2018-2019, 1,025 students earned their Public Health degrees in MN.

A Public Health major is the 6th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 545
Bachelor’s Degree 220
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 211
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 211
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 211
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 37
Post-Master’s Certificate 37
Associate’s Degree 8
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Black or African American: 31.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.6%
  • White: 40.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.8%
  • Other Races: 14.3%
Public Health Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Minnesota

In this state, there are 19,100 people employed in jobs related to a public health degree, compared to 898,630 nationwide.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Minnesota

Public Health grads earn an average of $71,870 in the state and $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Minnesota that offer public health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Walden University

Minneapolis
403 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
48,420 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 7% are considered full time.

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
51,327 Total Students

The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UMN Twin Cities. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. In their early career, UMN Twin Cities grads earn an average salary of $41,800.

#3

Capella University

Minneapolis
191 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,859 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Graduates earn an average $43,000 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,401 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,700 after graduation. An average student at St. Kate's will pay a net price of $19,131. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,824 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate. 98% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $28,904.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,858 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.46 years to complete their degree at UMN Duluth. In their early career, UMN Duluth grads earn an average salary of $38,500.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,605 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.39 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,049 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. A typical student attending St. Cloud State University will pay a net price of $14,449. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,804 Total Students

The 9.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 49%. 75% of students get financical aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
4,897 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 5.28 years. The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average.

Public Health Careers in MN

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 21% $0
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $100,090
Community Health Workers 16% $37,600
Physicists 15% $128,110
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 14% $68,060
Epidemiologists 9% $70,540
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 5% $76,510
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 5% $52,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Nursing 12,128
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,989
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,546
Mental & Social Health Services 1,990
Allied Health Services 1,234
Allied Health Professions 872
Dental Support Services 656
Rehabilitation Professions 574

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