Public Health Schools In Minnesota

Minnesota has 15 accredited public health schools where public health faculty who teach public health classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public health and public health training in Minnesota, which 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. Walden University

    155 Fifth Ave S, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

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  2. Bemidji State University

    1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

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  3. Bethel University in Saint Paul

    3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112-6902

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  4. Inver Hills Community College

    2500 80th St E, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076-3224

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  5. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  6. Argosy University-Twin Cities

    1515 Central Parkway, Eagan, Minnesota 55121

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  7. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

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  8. Minneapolis Community and Technical College

    1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-1779

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  9. Minnesota State University-Moorhead

    1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

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  10. St. Cloud Technical and Community College

    1540 Northway Drive, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56303-1240

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  11. Saint Cloud State University

    720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

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  12. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

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  13. Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center

    935 Olson Memorial Hwy, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55405

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  14. Winona State University

    8th and Johnson St, Winona, Minnesota 55987-5838

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Public Health Employment

Minnesota 9,060
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Minnesota.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Minnesota

7,750 8,380 8,740 9,070 9,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Minnesota, public health is a growing field. In 2010 there were 1,310 more public health professionals working in Minnesota than there were in 2006. This represents a 17% growth in the field. 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 Minnesota

$58,447 $60,347 $62,683 $64,680 $66,373
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public health professionals is growing, the salaries paid to public health professionals are increasing in Minnesota. Public health professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $58,447 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $66,373 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$41,157
25th percentile
$50,133
50th percentile
$62,110
75th percentile
$76,657
90th percentile
$96,473

Thus, there was a 12% growth in public health professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Minnesota, 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 134%

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Emergency Management
$58,310
Health Science
$66,710
Healthcare Administration
$99,180
Healthcare Management
$99,180
Political Science
$73,270
Public Administration
$81,275
Public Health
$66,373
Social Work
$53,738

In Minnesota, 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 Minnesota

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
11
doctor
2
Certificate
6
Total27

As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited public health schools in Minnesota state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 323 public health graduates from public health courses in Minnesota and in 2010 there were 764 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 137%. Most of these graduates, or 41%, earned a master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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