Public Health Schools In Nebraska

Public Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited public health schools in Nebraska. The trends in Nebraska's 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


  1. Hastings College

    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

    720 North 87th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68114-2852

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Nebraska Medical Center

    987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr, Omaha, Nebraska 68198-7815

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Union College in Lincoln

    3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Public Health Employment

Nebraska 4,010
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Nebraska

3,560 3,650 3,760 3,810 4,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Health is a growing field in Nebraska. In Nebraska, 450 more public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nebraska, this field has grown by 13% in four years. This is slower 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 Nebraska

$49,047 $50,987 $52,100 $53,310 $55,077
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
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 Nebraska. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $49,047 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $55,077 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Nebraska

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25th percentile
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Thus, there was a 11% growth in public health professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of public health, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public health professionals earning 154% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nebraska state.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Emergency Management
Health Science
Healthcare Administration
Healthcare Management
Political Science
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work

In Nebraska, 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 Nebraska


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited public health schools in Nebraska is increasing. In Nebraska, there were 31 graduates in 2006. And there were 56 graduates from public health courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 81% percent increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska. 56% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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