Public Health Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 6 accredited schools where public health classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public health and public health training in Kansas, which 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


  1. Emporia State University

    1200 Commercial, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5087

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

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

    1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Cleveland Chiropractic College

    10850 Lowell Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas 66210

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Public Health Employment

Kansas 4,490
National 484,220

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

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Kansas

3,950 4,170 4,260 4,310 4,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, public health is a growing field. In Kansas, 540 more public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kansas, this field has grown by 14% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of public health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of public health professionals has grown by 19% from 2006 to 2010.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$49,707 $51,917 $52,923 $53,523 $54,583
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kansas, as the number of public health professionals is growing, the salaries earned by public health professionals are increasing. In 2006 public health professionals made a mean salary of $49,707 per year, and in 2010 they made $54,583 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Kansas

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This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Kansas state, within the field of public health, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public health professionals earn 144% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Kansas

Emergency Management
Health Science
Healthcare Administration
Healthcare Management
Political Science
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work

In Kansas, 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 Kansas


As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited public health schools in Kansas state is also increasing. In 2006, 72 students graduated from public health courses in Kansas. And in 2010, 86 students graduated.

This represents a 19% increase in the number of public health degree or certificate school graduates in Kansas state. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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