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Schools Offering Public Health Programs in Texas


Around 0.1% of Texas's graduates graduate from public health degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 574 public health professionals graduate from Texas' 23 public health schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a public health program is The University of Texas at Austin. The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th in the country in 2010, is located in Austin. 8 students graduated with a degree in public health from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. Tuition at The University of Texas at Austin was $9,418 per year.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a public health program is Texas A & M University, which is located in College Station. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, 57 students graduated from Texas A & M University public health program. The tuition rate at Texas A & M University was $8,387 per year.

Texas State University-San Marcos, which is located in San Marcos, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a public health program. It received a ranking of 31st in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with degree in public health from Texas State University-San Marcos in 2010. The tuition rate at Texas State University-San Marcos was $6,458 per year.

Cost

Public health schools in Texas, charge students an average tuition of $7,068 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $29,884 per year, or as little as $1,512 per year. In 2010, the following Texas public health schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Baylor University - located in Waco, students are charged $29,884 per year
  2. St Marys University - located in San Antonio, students are charged $22,576 per year
  3. Argosy University-Dallas - located in Dallas, students are charged $19,812 per year

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

  1. Navarro College - located in Corsicana, students are charged $1,512 per year
  2. Blinn College - located in Brenham, students are charged $1,560 per year
  3. Northwest Vista College - located in San Antonio, students are charged $1,562 per year

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

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

  1. Austin County - 7,320 public health professionals
  2. Collin County - 5,830 public health professionals
  3. Atascosa County - 2,490 public health professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of public health professionals in Texas will grow by 24%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 39,560 public health professionals working in Texas. The greatest growth for public health professional is predicted to be amongst Public Health Educators, who are expected to increase by 25% by 2018.

Salary

public health professionals in Texas earn $63,410 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Texas public health professional earned as little as less than $16,220 per year or as much as more than $157,190 per year. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for public health professionals are:

  1. Ector County - $92,260 per year
  2. Cooke County - $79,500 per year
  3. Austin County - $71,077 per year

The Texas counties with the lowest average salary for public health professionals are:

  1. Webb County - $35,830 per year
  2. Bee County - $46,763 per year
  3. Brewster County - $48,287 per year

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

  1. Health And Social Service Manager - $90,070 per year
  2. Clinical Social Worker - $51,000 per year
  3. Public Health Educator - $49,160 per year

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

  1. Clinical Social Worker - $51,000 per year
  2. Public Health Educator - $49,160 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in public health in Texas 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 Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Public Health in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Public Health in Texas
  • Certificate in Public Health in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,687 miles from location The University of Texas at Austin Austin TX 88.8663 51% 50,995
6,603 miles from location Texas A & M University College Station TX 85.085 53% 48,702
6,638 miles from location University of North Texas Denton TX 34.4764 43% 35,003
6,700 miles from location Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos TX 68.5508 40% 30,803
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
7,192 miles from location The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso TX 25.9553 47% 21,011
6,608 miles from location Blinn College Brenham TX 12.7436 n/a 17,173
6,644 miles from location Baylor University Waco TX 38.572 20% 14,614
6,749 miles from location Northwest Vista College San Antonio TX 11.4584 n/a 14,587
6,637 miles from location Texas Woman's University Denton TX 59.8874 39% 13,338
6,547 miles from location Texas Southern University Houston TX 40.0528 22% 9,394
6,605 miles from location Navarro College Corsicana TX 14.4403 n/a 9,200
6,708 miles from location Texas A & M University-Kingsville Kingsville TX 53.2657 94% 8,194
6,549 miles from location The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston TX 1.65486 n/a 3,969
6,740 miles from location St Marys University San Antonio TX 60.1135 29% 3,893
6,648 miles from location Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth TX 50.675 56% 3,333
6,741 miles from location The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio TX 12.1545 61% 3,223
6,513 miles from location The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston TX 1.05428 n/a 2,430
6,601 miles from location Texas A&M Health Science Center College Station TX 0.218495 n/a 1,828
6,653 miles from location University of North Texas Health Science Center Fort Worth TX 0.166739 n/a 1,395
6,623 miles from location Argosy University-Dallas Dallas TX 1.24429 n/a 534
6,549 miles from location The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston TX 13.0099 n/a 208
 

Curious what studying Public Health gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Medical and Health Services Managers + 18,640 $90,070 10.5%
2
Healthcare Social Workers + 7,000 $51,000 1.6%
3
Health Educators + 3,630 $49,160 11.7%
 

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