Public Health Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 17 accredited schools where public health classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Florida's public health academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in public health includes public health training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

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  2. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    Tallahassee, Florida 32307

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  3. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

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  4. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale

    1500 NW 49th St., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

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  7. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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  8. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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  9. St Petersburg College

    6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760

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  10. Argosy University-Sarasota

    5250 17th Street, Sarasota, Florida 34235

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  11. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Saint Thomas University

    16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459

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  13. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

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  14. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

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  15. Florida National College-Main Campus

    4425 West 20 Avenue, Hialeah, Florida 33012

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  16. Argosy University-Tampa

    1403 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33607

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  17. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Public Health Employment

Florida 17,210
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Florida

16,550 16,140 16,100 16,060 17,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public health professionals is growing in Florida. In Florida, 660 more public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public health has grown by 4% in Florida. 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 Florida

$59,110 $62,327 $63,090 $61,637 $62,627
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public health professionals are growing in Florida. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $59,110 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $62,627 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$36,633
25th percentile
$44,607
50th percentile
$56,637
75th percentile
$73,393
90th percentile
$95,603

This represents a 6% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Florida, 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 161%

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Florida

Emergency Management
$66,190
Health Science
$71,943
Healthcare Administration
$99,780
Healthcare Management
$99,780
Political Science
$84,650
Public Administration
$91,162
Public Health
$62,627
Social Work
$42,985

Public health professionals in Florida earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
6
master
14
doctor
3
Certificate
2
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The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited public health schools in Florida is increasing. In 2006 there were 624 public health graduates from public health courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 924 graduates.

Thus there was a 48% percent increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. Most of these graduates, or 52%, earned an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Florida

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