Public Health Schools In Michigan

Michigan has 16 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 Michigan, and the future trends in 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. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  2. Mott Community College

    1401 E Court St, Flint, Michigan 48503

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  3. University of Detroit Mercy

    4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-3038

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  4. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  5. Glen Oaks Community College

    62249 Shimmel Rd, Centreville, Michigan 49032-9719

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  6. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  7. Lake Superior State University

    650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan 49783

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  8. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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  9. Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of Michigan-Dearborn

    4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1491

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  11. University of Michigan-Flint

    303 E Kearsley, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

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  12. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  13. Oakland Community College

    2480 Opdyke Rd, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304-2266

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  14. Oakland University

    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401

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  15. Siena Heights University

    1247 E. Siena Heights Dr, Adrian, Michigan 49221

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  16. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Public Health Employment

Michigan 20,400
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Michigan.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Michigan

13,040 13,330 20,530 20,630 20,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, public health is a growing field. In 2010 there were 7,360 more public health professionals working in Michigan than there were in 2006. Thus, in Michigan, this field has grown by 56% in four years. This is faster than the trend for public health professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public health professionals has grown by 19% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$58,087 $60,633 $61,903 $61,140 $61,860
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Michigan, as the number of public health professionals is growing, the salaries earned by public health professionals are increasing. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $58,087 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $61,860 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$35,083
25th percentile
$44,267
50th percentile
$56,673
75th percentile
$73,180
90th percentile
$94,480

Thus, there was a 6% growth in public health professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of public health, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public health professionals earning 169% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Michigan state.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Michigan

Emergency Management
$61,110
Health Science
$63,168
Healthcare Administration
$85,980
Healthcare Management
$85,980
Political Science
$98,290
Public Administration
$87,235
Public Health
$61,860
Social Work
$46,402

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
7
master
14
doctor
3
Certificate
7
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As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited public health schools in Michigan state is also increasing. In Michigan, there were 234 graduates in 2006. And there were 369 graduates from public health courses in 2010.

This represents a 58% increase in the number of public health degree or certificate school graduates in Michigan state. Most of these graduates, or 41%, earned an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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