Public Health in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Public Health Programs in Minnesota


Each year, approximately 0.4% of Minnesota graduates receive degrees in public health. In other words, every year an estimated 713 public health professionals graduate from Minnesota's 15 public health schools.

Top Schools

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a public health program. It is located in Minneapolis. 160 students graduated with a degree in public health from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010. Tuition at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was $12,288 per year.

The second-ranked school in Minnesota with a public health program is University of St Thomas, which is located in Saint Paul. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. In 2010, University of St Thomas graduated 16 students from its public health program. University of St Thomas charged in-state students $30,493 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a public health program is Bethel University. Bethel University, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Saint Paul. In 2010, Bethel University graduated 3 students from its public health programs. Tuition at Bethel University was $28,080 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Minnesota public health school, average tuition will be $10,799 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,920 per year to $30,493 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Minnesota public health schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of St Thomas - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $30,493 per year
  2. Bethel University - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $28,080 per year
  3. Argosy University-Twin Cities - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $19,812 per year

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

  1. St. Cloud Technical and Community College - located in Saint Cloud, students are charged $4,920 per year
  2. Inver Hills Community College - located in Inver Grove Heights, students are charged $4,950 per year
  3. Minneapolis Community and Technical College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $4,974 per year

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

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

  1. Anoka County - 5,940 public health professionals
  2. Becker County - 600 public health professionals
  3. Carlton County - 580 public health professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of public health professionals in the state of Minnesota will grow to 10,570. This would require a 14% growth in the field.

Salary

public health professionals in Minnesota earn $66,373 per year on average. However, Minnesota public health professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $26,230 per year to more than $142,160 per year in 2010. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for public health professionals:

  1. Dodge County - $75,447 per year
  2. Benton County - $71,105 per year
  3. Anoka County - $68,947 per year

On average, public health professionals earn the least in the following Minnesota counties:

  1. Big Stone County - $57,360 per year
  2. Becker County - $57,607 per year
  3. Brown County - $59,100 per year

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

  1. Health And Social Service Manager - $99,180 per year
  2. Clinical Social Worker - $51,050 per year
  3. Public Health Educator - $48,890 per year

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

  1. Clinical Social Worker - $51,050 per year
  2. Public Health Educator - $48,890 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in public health in Minnesota 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health in Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Public Health in Minnesota
  • Doctoral Degree in Public Health in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Public Health in Minnesota

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,383 miles from location University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 86.0842 32% 51,659
6,384 miles from location Walden University Minneapolis MN 16.553 n/a 40,714
6,385 miles from location Capella University Minneapolis MN 13.5598 66% 31,998
6,426 miles from location Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud MN 31.3343 45% 18,123
6,423 miles from location Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato MN 31.8355 42% 14,955
6,381 miles from location University of St Thomas Saint Paul MN 34.5939 31% 10,851
6,386 miles from location Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis MN 9.36602 n/a 10,618
6,306 miles from location Winona State University Winona MN 29.6569 39% 8,657
6,544 miles from location Minnesota State University-Moorhead Moorhead MN 24.7584 47% 7,510
6,375 miles from location Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights MN 10.5306 n/a 6,215
6,453 miles from location Bemidji State University Bemidji MN 25.5837 46% 5,175
6,427 miles from location St. Cloud Technical and Community College Saint Cloud MN 16.6565 n/a 4,459
6,379 miles from location Bethel University Saint Paul MN 34.0074 45% 4,361
6,380 miles from location Argosy University-Twin Cities Saint Paul MN 18.9617 n/a 2,313
6,386 miles from location Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center Minneapolis MN 18.3835 n/a 184
 

Curious what studying Public Health gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Medical and Health Services Managers + 6,180 $99,180 27.4%
2
Healthcare Social Workers + 2,140 $51,050 -9.3%
3
Health Educators + 740 $48,890 -31.5%
 

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