Public Health Schools In Louisiana

Public Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 9 accredited public health schools in Louisiana. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public health in the state of Louisiana, which encompasses public health training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Dillard University

    2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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  2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

    433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223

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  3. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Louisiana State University-Shreveport

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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  5. Our Lady of the Lake College

    7434 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380

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  6. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  7. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Xavier University of Louisiana

    One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

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  9. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

    1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Public Health Employment

Louisiana 5,520
National 484,220

Approximately 1% of the country's public health professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Louisiana

5,340 5,750 5,440 5,500 5,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public health professionals is growing in Louisiana. In Louisiana, 180 more public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has grown by 3% in four years. 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 Louisiana

$50,290 $49,900 $52,740 $55,283 $58,510
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Louisiana, 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 $50,290 per year, and in 2010 they made $58,510 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$35,637
25th percentile
$44,220
50th percentile
$54,037
75th percentile
$68,720
90th percentile
$84,730

Thus, public health professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Louisiana state, within the field of public health, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public health professionals earn 138% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Emergency Management
$49,740
Health Science
$64,078
Healthcare Administration
$81,200
Healthcare Management
$81,200
Political Science
$69,670
Public Administration
$76,812
Public Health
$58,510
Social Work
$45,472

In Louisiana, public health professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
9
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total19

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited public health schools in Louisiana is increasing. In 2006 there were 264 public health graduates from public health courses in Louisiana and in 2010 there were 323 graduates.

This represents a 22% increase in the number of public health degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. Most of these graduates, or 47%, earned a master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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