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Public Health Schools in Louisiana

There are seven Louisiana schools offering public health programs. 323 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana public health schools in 2010. 246 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 71 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

297 students graduate from public health programs in Louisiana, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from public health programs. Specifically, 71 students graduated with a public health degree at the bachelor's level, 246 with a master's level degree, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Seven public health schools are located in this state. And out of these, while four schools are public, three schools are private. Tuition at a public public health school varies from $4,000 to $5,764, while tuition at a private public health school varies from $8,664 to $41,884.

Average tuition for public health programs is $14,290. The highest tuition for programs in public health, which is $41,884 per year, is at the Tulane University of Louisiana, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,000 per year, is at Louisiana State University-Shreveport.

Louisiana public health schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Public Health Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

297 students graduate from public health programs in Louisiana, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from public health programs. Specifically, 71 students graduated with a public health degree at the bachelor's level, 246 with a master's level degree, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Public Health Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 43
  • Bachelor 2007: 43
  • Bachelor 2008: 55
  • Bachelor 2009: 67
  • Bachelor 2010: 71
  • Master 2006: 213
  • Master 2007: 209
  • Master 2008: 203
  • Master 2009: 193
  • Master 2010: 246
  • Doctorate 2006: 10
  • Doctorate 2007: 14
  • Doctorate 2008: 14
  • Doctorate 2009: 10
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Public Health Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in Louisiana offer a total of 17 public health programs. Of these programs, approximately 41.2% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Public Health Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 4

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28670
  • 25th Percentile: 38670
  • Median: 44570
  • 75th Percentile: 53570
  • 90th Percentile: 64900

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48280
  • 25th Percentile: 59920
  • Median: 73400
  • 75th Percentile: 92800
  • 90th Percentile: 118430

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26200
  • 25th Percentile: 34470
  • Median: 42460
  • 75th Percentile: 50860
  • 90th Percentile: 60490

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

Community Health Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17120
  • 25th Percentile: 21060
  • Median: 29990
  • 75th Percentile: 40660
  • 90th Percentile: 54280

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39550
  • 25th Percentile: 49420
  • Median: 63190
  • 75th Percentile: 76190
  • 90th Percentile: 90000

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59110
  • Median Salary 2007: 61440
  • Median Salary 2008: 65180
  • Median Salary 2009: 67990
  • Median Salary 2010: 73400
  • Total Employed 2006: 3830
  • Total Employed 2007: 4020
  • Total Employed 2008: 3610
  • Total Employed 2009: 3650
  • Total Employed 2010: 3690

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Employment Trend

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43730
  • Median Salary 2007: 44560
  • Median Salary 2008: 42550
  • Median Salary 2009: 45180
  • Median Salary 2010: 44570
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

Community Health Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28610
  • Median Salary 2007: 28610
  • Median Salary 2008: 28720
  • Median Salary 2009: 29280
  • Median Salary 2010: 29990
  • Total Employed 2006: 3150
  • Total Employed 2007: 3100
  • Total Employed 2008: 3240
  • Total Employed 2009: 3030
  • Total Employed 2010: 2840

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39740
  • Median Salary 2007: 40390
  • Median Salary 2008: 43420
  • Median Salary 2009: 42860
  • Median Salary 2010: 42460
  • Total Employed 2006: 1150
  • Total Employed 2007: 1340
  • Total Employed 2008: 1430
  • Total Employed 2009: 1470
  • Total Employed 2010: 1440

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Employment Trend

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50350
  • Median Salary 2007: 56840
  • Median Salary 2008: 62430
  • Median Salary 2009: 64190
  • Median Salary 2010: 63190
  • Total Employed 2006: 630
  • Total Employed 2007: 720
  • Total Employed 2008: 830
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 810

Louisiana vs National Public Health Employment

Louisiana vs National Public Health Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.490% (8980)

Public Health Schools in Louisiana

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1. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223
(504) 568-4808

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans offers two programs in public health. Of those, it offers one degree at the master's level in public health to students and one doctorate level degree in public health. This school is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering public health.

2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA 71103
(318) 675-5408

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1876. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Shreveport, LA. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana. Students are offered three bachelors level degrees, ten masters level degrees, and seven doctoral level degrees by it. In 2010, 839 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this specialized school. This school offers subjects such as health science and medical assisting. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. This school is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana.

3. Dillard University

2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 816-4640

Dillard University, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Orleans, LA. It offers two programs in public health. Students are offered two public health degrees at the bachelor's level by it. It is a historically black 4-year institution. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

4. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural &
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
(225) 578-3202

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Baton Rouge, LA and this university offers one public health program. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana. This university is the largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering public health.

5. Our Lady of the Lake College

7434 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4380
(225) 768-1700

Our Lady of the Lake College offers one program in public health and OLOL College, which is 4.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA. It is a 4-year institution. OLOL College is the third largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering public health in terms of programs.

6. Louisiana State University - Shreveport

One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115-2399
(318) 797-5000

Louisiana State University-Shreveport, which is only a few miles from Shreveport, is in a rural area. It offers two public health programs. Specifically, LSUS offers students one bachelor's level degree in public health and one degree at the master's level in public health. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

7. Southeastern Louisiana University

548 Western Ave.
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2000

Southeastern Louisiana University is in town of Hammond, Louisiana and it offers one program in public health. 15,338 students pursue degrees in 79 programs at this school, overall. This school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

8. The Tulane University of Louisiana

6823 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
(504) 865-5000

The Tulane University of Louisiana, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA. Tulane offers eight public health programs. Of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in public health, four master's level degrees in public health, and three public health degrees at the doctorate level. 12,144 students seek degrees in 181 programs at this university, overall. This research university ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.