Public Health Schools In Colorado

There are 4 accredited public health schools in Colorado for faculty who teach public health classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in public health training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Public Health
  • Masters degree in Public Health
  • PhD degree in Public Health


Schools

  1. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Colorado State University

    102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-0100

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Northern Colorado

    Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, Colorado 80639

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Argosy University-Denver

    7600 East Eastman Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80231

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Public Health Employment

Colorado 5,980
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Colorado.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Colorado

5,460 6,050 6,600 6,300 5,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public health professionals is growing in Colorado. 520 more public health professionals were working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public health professionals has grown by 10%. This growth is slower than the national trend for public health professionals which shows a 19% increase in the number of public health professionals working around the nation.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$57,053 $59,747 $60,100 $62,903 $63,597
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public health professionals is increasing in Colorado. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $57,053 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $63,597 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$35,843
25th percentile
$45,643
50th percentile
$59,927
75th percentile
$76,760
90th percentile
$96,200

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 168% pay differential between the highest paid public health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of public health in Colorado.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Colorado

Emergency Management
$68,750
Health Science
$73,856
Healthcare Administration
$95,400
Healthcare Management
$95,400
Political Science
$73,175
Public Administration
$91,262
Public Health
$63,597
Social Work
$43,438

In Colorado, public health professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total6

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited public health schools in Colorado is increasing. In Colorado, there were 91 graduates in 2006. And there were 117 graduates from public health courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado by 29%. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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