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Public Health Schools in Nebraska

174 students earned Public Health degrees in Nebraska in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Public Health is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 99
Bachelor’s Degree 40
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 11
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in NE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.2%
  • Black or African American: 10.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 60.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.8%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Public Health Majors in NE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Nebraska

In this state, there are 6,980 people employed in jobs related to a public health degree, compared to 898,630 nationwide.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. NE

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Nebraska

A typical salary for a public health grad in the state is $61,020, compared to a typical salary of $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,055 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 2 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 83% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.60%.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
8,821 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 65%. It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
15,153 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.20%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
1,128 Total Students

93% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The 3.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,703 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $20,331.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
770 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.50%. Graduates earn an average $34,000 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,595.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,258 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,300 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 20%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,227.

Public Health Careers in NE

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Epidemiologists 25% $0
Community Health Workers 19% $35,010
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $96,490
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 13% $45,680
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 10% $56,970
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 10% $65,210
Health Specialties Professors 6% $81,290
Physicists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Nursing 1,960
Allied Health Professions 637
Health/Medical Admin Services 392
Rehabilitation Professions 375
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 296
Medicine 291
Allied Health Services 223
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 203

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