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Public Health Schools in Nevada

In 2018-2019, 70 students earned their Public Health degrees in NV.

In terms of popularity, Public Health is the 15th most popular major in the state out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 52
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5
Bachelor’s Degree 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 14.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.0%
  • White: 54.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.1%
  • Other Races: 8.6%
Public Health Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 5,700 people employed in jobs related to a public health degree, compared to 898,630 nationwide.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Nevada

A typical salary for a public health grad in the state is $63,920, compared to a typical salary of $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
20,993 Total Students

In their early career, UNR grads earn an average salary of $37,700. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.00%. It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
31,171 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.98 years to complete their degree at UNLV.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
388 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The 2.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. 43% of the teachers are full time.

Public Health Careers in NV

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 43% $63,670
Medical and Health Services Managers 31% $113,310
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 26% $62,290
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 19% $44,700
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 18% $73,850

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Nursing 1,742
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,189
Allied Health Services 1,175
Allied Health Professions 1,127
Health Sciences & Services 496
Health/Medical Admin Services 361
Dental Support Services 343
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 322

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