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Public Health Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 590 students earned their Public Health degrees in WI.

In this state, Public Health is the 7th most popular major out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 299
Master’s Degree 129
Bachelor’s Degree 113
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Associate’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.5%
  • Black or African American: 6.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 72.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
Public Health Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Wisconsin

15,340 people in the state and 898,630 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Wisconsin

Public Health grads earn an average of $66,070 in the state and $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

390 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.30% which is lower than average. 82% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 62% get financial aid.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,623 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.60% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,478. 79% of students get financical aid.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
1,416 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $13,286. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,200 a year.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
5,777 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.00%. In their early career, Concordia University, Wisconsin grads earn an average salary of $37,300. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,477 Total Students
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.86 years to graduate. 65% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid.

#7

Carroll University

Waukesha
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
3,449 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,943.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,255 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
15,521 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
677 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,500 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it.

Public Health Careers in WI

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 21% $68,760
Physicists 16% $154,070
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $98,600
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 13% $56,990
Community Health Workers 11% $43,460
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 9% $49,890
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 9% $64,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,066
Nursing 5,014
Allied Health Professions 2,538
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,471
Allied Health Services 1,439
Rehabilitation Professions 994
Communication Sciences 535
Mental & Social Health Services 532

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