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Other Public Health

1,602 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
1,015 Master's Degrees Annually
#20 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Other Public Health Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other public health graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,602
Master’s Degree 1,015
Graduate Certificate 207
Doctor’s Degree 116
Basic Certificate 34
Associate’s Degree 20

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Public Health?

1,602 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
79% Percent Women
53% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The major attracts more women than men. About 79% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other public health majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Public Health Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 368
Black or African American 195
Hispanic or Latino 216
White 695
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 104

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Other Public Health, too. About 1.5% of those with this major are international students.

Online Other Public Health Programs

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 87 schools offered some type of other public health program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 2 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 0 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 4 1
Bachelor’s Degree 27 7
Post-Baccalaureate 2 0
Master’s Degree 34 5
Post-Master’s 6 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 18 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other public health.

Major Number of Grads
General Public Health 19,923
Public Health Education and Promotion 4,529
Health Services Administration 2,882
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 2,322
International Public Health/International Health 1,444
Environmental Health 1,229
Behavioral Aspects of Health 529
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene 334
Health/Medical Physics 211
Maternal and Child Health 172


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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