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Public Health Schools in Utah

804 students earned Public Health degrees in Utah in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Public Health is the 6th most popular major out of a total 26 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 645
Master’s Degree 129
Post-Master’s Certificate 22
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 22
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.8%
  • White: 64.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.5%
  • Other Races: 14.9%
Public Health Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Utah

8,550 people in the state and 898,630 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Utah

In this state, public health grads earn an average of $68,480. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,690.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
200 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
33,023 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time.

199 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,499 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. The average student takes 5.01 years to complete their degree at BYU.

#3

Independence University

Salt Lake City
114 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
10,095 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. An average student at Branch of Stevens-Henager College will pay a net price of $26,966.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
39,931 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%. 37% of the teachers are full time.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
28,247 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.60%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,832. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

#6

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,477 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $22,793.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,932 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%. Graduates earn an average $33,900 after graduation. 96% of the teachers are full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
399 Total Students

An average student at Stevens - Henager will pay a net price of $28,456. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Dixie State University

Saint George
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
9,950 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.70 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

#10

Snow College

Ephraim
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,514 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,192. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

Public Health Careers in UT

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 64% $114,560
Medical and Health Services Managers 39% $89,900
Community Health Workers 33% $48,300
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 32% $66,510
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 25% $75,000
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 24% $49,270
Epidemiologists 20% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Nursing 15,739
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,036
Allied Health Services 1,686
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,073
Allied Health Professions 1,062
Communication Sciences 622
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 596
Dental Support Services 428

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