Public Health Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 9 accredited public health schools where public health faculty who teach public health classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in public health training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. St Vincent's College

    2800 Main St, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606-4201

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

    3 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Public Health Employment

Connecticut 7,500
National 484,220

Approximately 2% of the country's public health professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Connecticut

6,020 6,300 6,550 6,920 7,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, public health is a growing field. In Connecticut, 1,480 more public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public health professionals has grown by 25%. This growth is faster 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 Connecticut

$66,397 $69,337 $70,150 $74,077 $74,820
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public health professionals is increasing in Connecticut. Public health professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $66,397 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $74,820 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$42,113
25th percentile
$53,867
50th percentile
$68,390
75th percentile
$87,180
90th percentile
$105,970

Thus, public health professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Connecticut, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of public health. The pay differential between the highest paid public health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 152%

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Emergency Management
$66,680
Health Science
$78,038
Healthcare Administration
$107,380
Healthcare Management
$107,380
Political Science
$77,730
Public Administration
$98,385
Public Health
$74,820
Social Work
$56,880

In Connecticut, 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 Connecticut

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
5
doctor
3
Certificate
7
Total17

As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited public health schools in Connecticut state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 258 public health graduates from public health courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 259 graduates.

Thus there was a 0% percent increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. A majority of these graduates, or 41%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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