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Schools Offering Public Health Programs in Michigan


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Michigan receive public health degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 379 public health professionals graduate from Michigan's 16 public health schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Michigan with a public health program is Michigan State University, which is located in East Lansing. In 2010, it was ranked 16th nationwide. 1 students graduated with a degree in public health from Michigan State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Michigan State University was $11,152 per year.

Central Michigan University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a public health program. It is located in Mount Pleasant. 26 students graduated with degree in public health from Central Michigan University in 2010. Central Michigan University charged in-state students $9,688 in tuition fees per year.

University of Michigan-Dearborn, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a public health program. It is located in Dearborn. 1 students graduated with degree in public health from University of Michigan-Dearborn in 2010. University of Michigan-Dearborn charged in-state students $9,420 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Public health schools in Michigan, charge students an average tuition of $9,606 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $30,660 per year, or as little as $2,106 per year. In 2010, the following Michigan public health schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Detroit Mercy - located in Detroit, students are charged $30,660 per year
  2. Siena Heights University - located in Adrian, students are charged $19,790 per year
  3. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor - located in Ann Arbor, students are charged $11,837 per year

The public health schools in Michigan that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Oakland Community College - located in Bloomfield Hills, students are charged $2,106 per year
  2. Glen Oaks Community College - located in Centreville, students are charged $2,378 per year
  3. Kellogg Community College - located in Battle Creek, students are charged $2,589 per year

A public health degree from a Michigan school... what next?

In Michigan, the largest numbers of public health professional work in the following counties:

  1. Wayne County - 6,670 public health professionals
  2. Lapeer County - 2,170 public health professionals
  3. Barry County - 1,430 public health professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of public health professionals in Michigan will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 20,510 public health professionals working in Michigan. The greatest growth for public health professional is predicted to be amongst Clinical Social Workers, who are expected to increase by 17% by 2018.

Salary

public health professionals in Michigan earn $61,860 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Michigan public health professional earned as little as less than $20,410 per year or as much as more than $156,890 per year. Public health professionals in the following Michigan counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Ottawa County - $80,180 per year
  2. Bay County - $78,295 per year
  3. Calhoun County - $72,985 per year

The following counties in Michigan have the lowest average salaries for public health professional:

  1. Muskegon County - $54,720 per year
  2. Jackson County - $56,243 per year
  3. Allegan County - $56,387 per year

The public health professionals with highest average salaries in Michigan were:

  1. Health And Social Service Manager - $85,980 per year
  2. Public Health Educator - $50,200 per year
  3. Clinical Social Worker - $49,400 per year

On average, the lowest paid public health professionals in Michigan were:

  1. Public Health Educator - $50,200 per year
  2. Clinical Social Worker - $49,400 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in public health and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as emergency management or political science.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Public Health in Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health in Michigan
  • Master's Degree in Public Health in Michigan
  • Doctoral Degree in Public Health in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,944 miles from location Michigan State University East Lansing MI 83.667 40% 47,071
5,901 miles from location University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 52.5737 41% 41,674
5,871 miles from location Wayne State University Detroit MI 28.8305 38% 31,786
5,881 miles from location Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills MI 13.5337 n/a 28,042
5,963 miles from location Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant MI 66.6106 30% 27,247
5,898 miles from location Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI 62.0788 31% 22,893
5,878 miles from location Oakland University Rochester MI 28.3132 36% 18,918
5,905 miles from location Mott Community College Flint MI 10.8541 n/a 12,151
6,101 miles from location Northern Michigan University Marquette MI 29.1086 41% 9,428
5,879 miles from location University of Michigan-Dearborn Dearborn MI 64.975 37% 8,379
5,906 miles from location University of Michigan-Flint Flint MI 57.7428 35% 7,773
5,979 miles from location Kellogg Community College Battle Creek MI 12.6312 n/a 5,976
5,875 miles from location University of Detroit Mercy Detroit MI 27.1221 30% 5,585
5,957 miles from location Lake Superior State University Sault Sainte Marie MI 21.3389 49% 2,588
5,917 miles from location Siena Heights University Adrian MI 23.1842 35% 2,351
5,994 miles from location Glen Oaks Community College Centreville MI 8.4541 n/a 1,691
 

Curious what studying Public Health gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Medical and Health Services Managers + 9,860 $85,980 31.1%
2
Healthcare Social Workers + 9,030 $49,400 124.1%
3
Health Educators + 1,510 $50,200 20.8%
 

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