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Public Health Schools in Illinois

There are 14 Illinois schools offering public health programs. In 2010, 662 students graduated with degrees from Illinois public health schools. 353 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 274 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 589 students graduate from public health programs in Illinois per year. This accounts for 4% of public health students who US schools graduate. More specifically, six students graduated with public health certificates, 274 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 353 with a degree at the master's level, and 29 with a degree at the doctorate level.

14 public health schools are located in Illinois. And of these, seven schools are public, while seven schools are private. Tuition at a public public health school varies from $8,101 to $13,096, while tuition at a private public health school varies from $23,240 to $42,041.

Average tuition for public health programs is $22,098. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $8,101 each year, is at Chicago State University, the highest tuition for public health programs, which is $42,041 every year, is at the University of Chicago.

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

Public Health Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 589 students graduate from public health programs in Illinois per year. This accounts for 4% of public health students who US schools graduate. More specifically, six students graduated with public health certificates, 274 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 353 with a degree at the master's level, and 29 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Public Health Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 150
  • Bachelor 2007: 181
  • Bachelor 2008: 223
  • Bachelor 2009: 232
  • Bachelor 2010: 274
  • Master 2006: 245
  • Master 2007: 304
  • Master 2008: 269
  • Master 2009: 283
  • Master 2010: 353
  • Doctorate 2006: 25
  • Doctorate 2007: 15
  • Doctorate 2008: 23
  • Doctorate 2009: 17
  • Doctorate 2010: 29

Public Health Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of 25 public health programs. Of these programs, close to 60% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Public Health Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 15
  • Doctorate: 4

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19830
  • 25th Percentile: 27630
  • Median: 42150
  • 75th Percentile: 58140
  • 90th Percentile: 69530

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50110
  • 25th Percentile: 64320
  • Median: 83510
  • 75th Percentile: 110600
  • 90th Percentile: 148020

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28290
  • 25th Percentile: 36720
  • Median: 49420
  • 75th Percentile: 64240
  • 90th Percentile: 75310

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17990
  • 25th Percentile: 22500
  • Median: 32690
  • 75th Percentile: 49660
  • 90th Percentile: 69030

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40140
  • 25th Percentile: 53790
  • Median: 70260
  • 75th Percentile: 85660
  • 90th Percentile: 99640

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67460
  • Median Salary 2007: 72740
  • Median Salary 2008: 76290
  • Median Salary 2009: 80700
  • Median Salary 2010: 83510
  • Total Employed 2006: 7720
  • Total Employed 2007: 7840
  • Total Employed 2008: 8460
  • Total Employed 2009: 8165
  • Total Employed 2010: 7915

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Employment Trend

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44350
  • Median Salary 2007: 45750
  • Median Salary 2008: 40480
  • Median Salary 2009: 39470
  • Median Salary 2010: 42150
  • Total Employed 2006: 380
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31230
  • Median Salary 2007: 32590
  • Median Salary 2008: 32310
  • Median Salary 2009: 34910
  • Median Salary 2010: 32690
  • Total Employed 2006: 5320
  • Total Employed 2007: 4920
  • Total Employed 2008: 5570
  • Total Employed 2009: 5400
  • Total Employed 2010: 4880

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42770
  • Median Salary 2007: 45470
  • Median Salary 2008: 47400
  • Median Salary 2009: 47910
  • Median Salary 2010: 49420
  • Total Employed 2006: 3720
  • Total Employed 2007: 3560
  • Total Employed 2008: 3720
  • Total Employed 2009: 4260
  • Total Employed 2010: 3980

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Employment Trend

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65610
  • Median Salary 2007: 62840
  • Median Salary 2008: 65060
  • Median Salary 2009: 66880
  • Median Salary 2010: 70260
  • Total Employed 2006: 1210
  • Total Employed 2007: 910
  • Total Employed 2008: 1050
  • Total Employed 2009: 1110
  • Total Employed 2010: 1150

Illinois vs National Public Health Employment

Illinois vs National Public Health Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 2.997% (18065)

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1. The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
(847) 578-3000

The Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is located in the suburbs of North Chicago, Illinois. It offers two programs in public health. Of those, students are offered one degree at the master's level in public health by Rosalind Franklin and one degree at the doctorate level in public health. Overall, 1,937 students seek degrees in 34 RFUMS programs.

2. Benedictine University

5700 College Rd
Lisle, IL 60532-0900
(630) 829-6000

Benedictine University is in the suburbs of Lisle, Illinois and it offers one public health program. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health.

3. The University of Chicago

5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-1234

The University of Chicago is near the heart of downtown. It offers two public health programs. Of those, UC offers one public health degree at the master's level to students and one doctorate level public health degree. UC is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. In terms of programs, this university is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health.

4. Loyola University - Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 274-3000

Founded in 1870, Loyola University-Chicago is a 4-year research institution. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL. Loyola is the 14th biggest institution in the state of Illinois. Loyola offers subjects such as forensic science and healthcare management. It offers 14 certificates, 74 degrees at the bachelors level, 94 masters level degrees, and 42 doctoral level degrees to students. 15,951 students sought degrees from the 144 programs at this university in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This big university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois.

5. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers one program in public health and this university, which is very close to Carbondale, Illinois, is in a rural setting. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health.

6. The University of Illinois at Springfield

One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
(217) 206-6600

The University of Illinois at Springfield is near the center of the city. This school offers three public health programs. Out of those, students are offered two certificates in public health by UIS and one master's level degree in public health. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, UIS is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health.

7. DePaul University

55 E Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-8000

DePaul University is in the center of Chicago and it offers one public health program. Overall, 25,145 students pursue degrees in 247 programs at DePaul. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health.

8. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711
(217) 333-1000

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is near the heart of downtown. This university offers four public health programs. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in public health by this university, two master's level public health degrees, and one doctorate level public health degree. Overall, 43,862 students seek degrees in 358 U of I programs. This large university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in public health.

9. Northern Illinois University

1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Dekalb, IL 60115-2828
(800) 892-3050

Northern Illinois University is located in the suburbs of Dekalb, Illinois and Northern Illinois offers one program in public health. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution. NIU is the eighth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health in terms of programs.

10. Chicago State University

9501 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
(773) 995-2000

Chicago State University offers one program in public health. Overall, 7,354 students seek degrees in 59 programs at CSU. This mid-sized school is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health in terms of programs.

11. Illinois State University

North and School Streets
Normal, IL 61790-1000
(309) 438-2111

Illinois State University is in the center of Normal. It offers three public health programs. Out of those, this school offers two bachelor's level degrees in public health to students and one public health degree at the master's level. This big school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health programs.

12. Saint Xavier University

3700 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 298-3000

Saint Xavier University is near Chicago, IL and this school offers one public health program. 4,852 students seek degrees in 124 Saint Xavier programs, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health programs.

13. The Illinois Institute of Technology

3300 S Federal St
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-3000

The Illinois Institute of Technology, which is near the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL and it offers one public health program. 7,774 students seek degrees in 114 programs at this university, overall.

14. The University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

The University of Illinois at Chicago is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. This university offers three public health programs. Of those, it offers two degrees at the master's level in public health to students and one degree at the doctorate level in public health. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. This university is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health in terms of programs.

15. Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

Northwestern University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Evanston, IL and this university offers one public health program. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. NU is the ninth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering public health in terms of programs.