Public Health Schools In Missouri

Public Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited public health schools in Missouri. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Missouri, 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. Crowder College

    601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, Missouri 64850

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. A T Still University of Health Sciences

    800 W Jefferson, Kirksville, Missouri 63501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

    14 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Public Health Employment

Missouri 10,150
National 484,220

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

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Missouri

7,730 8,500 8,920 9,810 10,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of public health is growing. 2,420 more public health professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public health professionals has grown by 31%. 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 Missouri

$52,710 $52,367 $53,730 $53,170 $54,333
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
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 Missouri. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $52,710 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,333 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$30,437
25th percentile
$39,250
50th percentile
$49,907
75th percentile
$65,923
90th percentile
$83,810

This represents a growth in salaries of 3%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 175% pay differential between the highest paid public health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of public health in Missouri.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Missouri

Emergency Management
$45,910
Health Science
$58,198
Healthcare Administration
$77,000
Healthcare Management
$77,000
Political Science
$58,880
Public Administration
$81,990
Public Health
$54,333
Social Work
$36,975

In Missouri, 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 Missouri

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total17

As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited public health schools in Missouri state is also increasing. In Missouri, there were 123 graduates in 2006. And there were 331 graduates from public health courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri by 169%. A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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