Public Health Schools In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, there are 11 accredited schools where public health classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Massachusetts' 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
  • Bachelors degree in Public Health
  • Masters degree in Public Health
  • PhD degree in Public Health


Schools

  1. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Greenfield Community College

    One College Dr, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301-9739

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Hampshire College

    893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

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

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    1 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Public Health Employment

Massachusetts 10,690
National 484,220

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

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Massachusetts

14,170 13,460 16,980 21,180 10,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public health professionals is shrinking in Massachusetts. In 2010 there were 3,480 less public health professionals working in Massachusetts than there were in 2006. This represents a 25% decline in the field. This decline is faster 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 Massachusetts

$62,567 $66,503 $69,067 $69,973 $71,127
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Massachusetts, as the number of public health professionals is declining, the salaries earned by public health professionals are increasing. In 2006 public health professionals made a mean salary of $62,567 per year, and in 2010 they made $71,127 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$40,277
25th percentile
$52,760
50th percentile
$66,580
75th percentile
$84,937
90th percentile
$103,294

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Massachusetts, 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 156%

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Emergency Management
$77,580
Health Science
$76,522
Healthcare Administration
$112,670
Healthcare Management
$112,670
Political Science
$93,730
Public Administration
$85,585
Public Health
$71,127
Social Work
$46,792

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
12
doctor
6
Certificate
2
Total27

As the number of public health professionals is decreasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited public health schools in Massachusetts state is increasing. In Massachusetts, there were 711 graduates in 2006. And there were 881 graduates from public health courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts by 24%. Most of these graduates, or 44%, earned an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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