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Public Health Schools in Georgia

There are ten Georgia schools offering public health programs. 659 students graduated from programs at Georgia public health schools in 2010. 517 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 123 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

582 students graduate from public health programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of public health students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, nine students graduated with public health certificates, 123 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 517 with a degree at the master's level, and ten with a doctorate level degree.

Ten public health schools are in Georgia. And of these, three schools are private, while seven schools are public. While tuition at a public public health school varies from $4,510 to $8,736, private public health school tuition varies from $30,560 to $39,158.

Average tuition for public health programs is $14,518. While the highest tuition for public health programs, which is $39,158 per year, is at Emory University, the lowest tuition in this southeastern state, which is $4,510 every year, is at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

Public health schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Public Health Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

582 students graduate from public health programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of public health students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, nine students graduated with public health certificates, 123 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 517 with a degree at the master's level, and ten with a doctorate level degree.

Public Health Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 11
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 77
  • Bachelor 2007: 91
  • Bachelor 2008: 82
  • Bachelor 2009: 87
  • Bachelor 2010: 123
  • Master 2006: 327
  • Master 2007: 370
  • Master 2008: 408
  • Master 2009: 509
  • Master 2010: 517
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 7
  • Doctorate 2010: 10

Public Health Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in this state offer a total of 25 programs in public health. Of these programs, 60% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level and the bachelors level.

Public Health Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 15
  • Doctorate: 5

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26370
  • 25th Percentile: 32350
  • Median: 39580
  • 75th Percentile: 47790
  • 90th Percentile: 61630

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48780
  • 25th Percentile: 61010
  • Median: 75890
  • 75th Percentile: 95470
  • 90th Percentile: 131860

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30500
  • 25th Percentile: 35750
  • Median: 43710
  • 75th Percentile: 53800
  • 90th Percentile: 64750

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24990
  • 25th Percentile: 27160
  • Median: 30840
  • 75th Percentile: 36990
  • 90th Percentile: 46640

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38620
  • 25th Percentile: 53060
  • Median: 66790
  • 75th Percentile: 78720
  • 90th Percentile: 91200

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67190
  • Median Salary 2007: 71450
  • Median Salary 2008: 76560
  • Median Salary 2009: 76240
  • Median Salary 2010: 75890
  • Total Employed 2006: 6780
  • Total Employed 2007: 7190
  • Total Employed 2008: 8310
  • Total Employed 2009: 9720
  • Total Employed 2010: 11260

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Employment Trend

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32260
  • Median Salary 2007: 41360
  • Median Salary 2008: 42390
  • Median Salary 2009: 41670
  • Median Salary 2010: 39580
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32200
  • Median Salary 2007: 30120
  • Median Salary 2008: 29620
  • Median Salary 2009: 30340
  • Median Salary 2010: 30840
  • Total Employed 2006: 5120
  • Total Employed 2007: 4520
  • Total Employed 2008: 4040
  • Total Employed 2009: 3480
  • Total Employed 2010: 3140

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42390
  • Median Salary 2007: 40700
  • Median Salary 2008: 43040
  • Median Salary 2009: 43600
  • Median Salary 2010: 43710
  • Total Employed 2006: 3130
  • Total Employed 2007: 3040
  • Total Employed 2008: 2990
  • Total Employed 2009: 3630
  • Total Employed 2010: 3710

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Employment Trend

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54260
  • Median Salary 2007: 58070
  • Median Salary 2008: 61430
  • Median Salary 2009: 66240
  • Median Salary 2010: 66790
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 840
  • Total Employed 2008: 970
  • Total Employed 2009: 920
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Georgia vs National Public Health Employment

Georgia vs National Public Health Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 3.193% (19250)

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1. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Savannah, GA and AASU offers one public health program. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

2. Argosy University - Atlanta

980 Hammond Drive- Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30328
(770) 671-1200

Argosy University-Atlanta is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is near Atlanta, GA. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including educational leadership and sports psychology. It offers students two certificates, four bachelors level degrees, ten masters level degrees, and five doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 2,793 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at Argosy. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits this small school.

3. Georgia Health Sciences University

1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta, GA 30912
(706) 721-0211

Georgia Health Sciences University, which is near the center of the city, is in Augusta, GA and it offers one public health program. 2,438 students pursue degrees in 37 programs at GHSU, overall. GHSU is the sixth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering public health in terms of programs.

4. The Morehouse School of Medicine

720 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-1495
(404) 752-1500

The Morehouse School of Medicine offers one public health program and MSM, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Atlanta, GA. This school is a historically black 4-year institution.

5. Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6211

Fort Valley State University, which is very close to Fort Valley, Georgia, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in public health. FVSU is one of 6 research universities in Georgia. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering public health.

6. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia, which is near the center of the city, is located in Athens, GA. UGA offers six programs in public health. More specifically, this university offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in public health, two public health degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level public health degrees. This big university is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering public health in terms of programs.

7. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University is located in the center of Atlanta. GSU offers two programs in public health. Out of those, Georgia State offers students one public health certificate and one public health degree at the master's level. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Georgia.

8. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA and Mercer offers one program in public health. This university is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia.

9. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University offers three public health programs. Of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level public health degree, one master's level public health degree, and one doctorate level degree in public health. GSU is in town of Statesboro, Georgia. Overall, 19,691 students pursue degrees in 102 programs at this school. Georgia Southern is the sixth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering public health.

10. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University offers eight public health programs. More specifically, this university offers one certificate in public health to students, five public health degrees at the master's level, and two degrees at the doctorate level in public health. This university is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. 13,381 students pursue degrees in 154 programs at Emory, overall. In terms of programs, Emory is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering public health.

11. The Georgia Institute of Technology

225 North Ave
Atlanta, GA 30332-0530
(404) 894-2000

The Georgia Institute of Technology, which is near the center of the city, is located in Atlanta, GA and this university offers one public health program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of Georgia offering public health.