Public Health in Arizona

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Schools Offering Public Health Programs in Arizona


Around 0.3% of Arizona's graduates graduate from public health degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 745 public health professionals graduate from Arizona's 11 public health schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a public health program is Northern Arizona University. Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Flagstaff. 66 students graduated with a degree in public health from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Northern Arizona University charged in-state students $7,672 in tuition fees per year.

Prescott College, which is located in Prescott, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a public health program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Prescott College graduated 1 students from its public health program. Tuition at Prescott College was $26,235 per year.

University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a public health program. It is located in Phoenix. In 2010, 598 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Online Campus public health program. University of Phoenix-Online Campus charged in-state students $11,520 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Public health schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $8,809 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,235 per year, or as little as $805 per year. The Arizona public health schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. Argosy University-Phoenix - located in Phoenix, students are charged $19,812 per year
  3. Grand Canyon University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,500 per year

The following Arizona public health schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Dine College - located in Tsaile, students are charged $805 per year
  2. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  3. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year

A public health degree from an Arizona school... what next?

The Arizona counties with the largest populations of public health professional are:

  1. Maricopa County - 6,670 public health professionals
  2. Pima County - 1,840 public health professionals
  3. Apache County - 320 public health professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of public health professionals in the state of Arizona will grow to 12,090. This would require a 14% growth in the field.

Salary

public health professionals in Arizona earn $59,000 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Arizona public health professional earned as little as less than $16,400 per year or as much as more than $160,990 per year. Public health professionals in the following Arizona counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Coconino County - $100,700 per year
  2. Yavapai County - $71,815 per year
  3. Mohave County - $71,540 per year

Public health professionals in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Cochise County - $51,573 per year
  2. Apache County - $53,047 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $57,963 per year

On average, the highest paid public health professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Health And Social Service Manager - $87,380 per year
  2. Clinical Social Worker - $45,370 per year
  3. Public Health Educator - $44,250 per year

The public health professionals with lowest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Clinical Social Worker - $45,370 per year
  2. Public Health Educator - $44,250 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in public health in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as emergency management or political science, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Public Health in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Public Health in Arizona
  • Certificate in Public Health in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,486 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,359 miles from location Northland Pioneer College Holbrook AZ 8.71041 n/a 4,636
7,289 miles from location Dine College Tsaile AZ 4.49402 n/a 1,935
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
7,489 miles from location Argosy University-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 1.18787 n/a 885
 

Curious what studying Public Health gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Medical and Health Services Managers + 6,520 $87,380 35.6%
2
Healthcare Social Workers + 2,230 $45,370 64.0%
3
Health Educators + 1,160 $44,250 46.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are public health related jobs in Arizona