Public Health Schools In North Carolina

There are 14 accredited public health schools in North Carolina for faculty who teach public health classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public health and public health training in North Carolina, 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. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

    401 Medical Park Drive, Concord, North Carolina 28025-3959

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  3. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Johnson C Smith University

    100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28216-5398

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  5. Lenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

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  6. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  7. University of North Carolina at Asheville

    One University Hts, Asheville, North Carolina 28804-8510

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  8. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

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  12. University of North Carolina-Wilmington

    601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963

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  13. University of North Carolina at Pembroke

    One University Drive, Pembroke, North Carolina 28372-1510

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  14. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Public Health Employment

North Carolina 12,280
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In North Carolina

11,170 11,630 12,380 12,810 12,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, public health is a growing field. 1,110 more public health professionals were working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public health professionals has grown by 10%. This growth is slower than the national trend for public health professionals which shows a 19% increase in the number of public health professionals working around the nation.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$53,777 $56,980 $59,087 $59,940 $60,447
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
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 North Carolina. In 2006 public health professionals made a mean salary of $53,777 per year, and in 2010 they made $60,447 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$40,103
25th percentile
$46,420
50th percentile
$55,907
75th percentile
$69,433
90th percentile
$87,747

Thus, public health professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of North Carolina, 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 119%

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Emergency Management
$60,310
Health Science
$69,902
Healthcare Administration
$92,110
Healthcare Management
$92,110
Political Science
$79,500
Public Administration
$111,060
Public Health
$60,447
Social Work
$42,858

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

Educational Trends

Public Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
10
doctor
4
Certificate
1
Total29

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited public health schools in North Carolina is increasing. In 2006, 418 students graduated from public health courses in North Carolina. And in 2010, 656 students graduated.

Thus there was a 57% percent increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. 48% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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