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Public Health Schools in Iowa

There are four schools in the state of Iowa offering public health programs. 103 students graduated with degrees from Iowa public health schools in 2010. 86 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 11 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

103 students graduate from programs in this state in public health, on average, each year. More specifically, 11 students graduated with public health certificates, one with a degree at the bachelor's level, 86 with a master's level degree, and five with a degree at the doctorate level.

Four public health schools are in this state. And of these, while two schools are public, two schools are private. Tuition at a public public health school varies from $7,008 to $7,417, while private public health school tuitions are $22,050.

Average tuition for programs in public health is $8,655. The highest tuition for programs in public health, which is $22,050 each year, is at Iowa Wesleyan College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,008 per year, is at the University of Northern Iowa.

Schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in public health.

Public Health Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

103 students graduate from programs in this state in public health, on average, each year. More specifically, 11 students graduated with public health certificates, one with a degree at the bachelor's level, 86 with a master's level degree, and five with a degree at the doctorate level.

Public Health Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 12
  • Certificate 2009: 14
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Bachelor 2006: 3
  • Bachelor 2007: 1
  • Bachelor 2008: 1
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 1
  • Master 2006: 95
  • Master 2007: 104
  • Master 2008: 81
  • Master 2009: 110
  • Master 2010: 86
  • Doctorate 2006: 6
  • Doctorate 2007: 8
  • Doctorate 2008: 9
  • Doctorate 2009: 5
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Public Health Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of 18 public health programs. Of these programs, approximately 38.9% 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 Iowa

  • Certificate: 3
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 7

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31920
  • 25th Percentile: 34610
  • Median: 39150
  • 75th Percentile: 50560
  • 90th Percentile: 57820

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44730
  • 25th Percentile: 56270
  • Median: 70670
  • 75th Percentile: 88000
  • 90th Percentile: 111580

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31680
  • 25th Percentile: 36410
  • Median: 42760
  • 75th Percentile: 50670
  • 90th Percentile: 60080

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20710
  • 25th Percentile: 25430
  • Median: 31620
  • 75th Percentile: 39320
  • 90th Percentile: 48800

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37510
  • 25th Percentile: 48260
  • Median: 59340
  • 75th Percentile: 71990
  • 90th Percentile: 83370

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59790
  • Median Salary 2007: 64090
  • Median Salary 2008: 66510
  • Median Salary 2009: 69860
  • Median Salary 2010: 70670
  • Total Employed 2006: 4060
  • Total Employed 2007: 4180
  • Total Employed 2008: 4010
  • Total Employed 2009: 3880
  • Total Employed 2010: 3870

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Employment Trend

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41700
  • Median Salary 2007: 38360
  • Median Salary 2008: 39870
  • Median Salary 2009: 37790
  • Median Salary 2010: 39150
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26320
  • Median Salary 2007: 25980
  • Median Salary 2008: 27120
  • Median Salary 2009: 30200
  • Median Salary 2010: 31620
  • Total Employed 2006: 2240
  • Total Employed 2007: 2100
  • Total Employed 2008: 1780
  • Total Employed 2009: 1490
  • Total Employed 2010: 1380

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36900
  • Median Salary 2007: 37830
  • Median Salary 2008: 39300
  • Median Salary 2009: 41530
  • Median Salary 2010: 42760
  • Total Employed 2006: 1390
  • Total Employed 2007: 1290
  • Total Employed 2008: 1390
  • Total Employed 2009: 1390
  • Total Employed 2010: 1410

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Employment Trend

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54920
  • Median Salary 2007: 56990
  • Median Salary 2008: 56890
  • Median Salary 2009: 55870
  • Median Salary 2010: 59340
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 470
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Iowa vs National Public Health Employment

Iowa vs National Public Health Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.196% (7210)

Public Health Schools in Iowa

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1. Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center

3200 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 271-1400

Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center is near the center of the city and this school offers one program in public health. Overall, 1,821 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this school. This specialized school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering public health programs.

2. Iowa Wesleyan College

601 N Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-8021

Iowa Wesleyan College is in Mount Pleasant, IA and IWC offers one program in public health. It is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. This school is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering public health.

3. The University of Northern Iowa

1222 W 27th St
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0005
(319) 273-2311

The University of Northern Iowa, which is near the center of the city, is in Cedar Falls, IA. It offers two programs in public health. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the master's level in public health by UNI and one public health degree at the doctorate level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering public health programs.

4. The University of Iowa

101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1316
(319) 335-3500

The University of Iowa is located in the center of Iowa City. UI offers 14 programs in public health. More specifically, it offers three public health certificates to students, five master's level degrees in public health, and six doctorate level degrees in public health. Iowa is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa. In terms of programs, UI is the biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering public health.