Public Health Schools In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has 22 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 Pennsylvania, which includes 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. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  2. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  3. Bryn Mawr College

    101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

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  4. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

    200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999

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  7. Franklin and Marshall College

    College Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-3003

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  8. Gwynedd Mercy College

    1325 Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 19437-0901

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  9. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  10. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  11. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  12. Muhlenberg College

    2400 Chew Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104

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  13. Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine

    500 University Dr, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033-2360

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  14. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. University of the Sciences

    600 S 43rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4495

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  16. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Robert Morris University

    6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, Pennsylvania 15108-1189

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  18. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  19. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  20. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Thomas Jefferson University

    1020 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

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  22. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Public Health Employment

Pennsylvania 23,210
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Pennsylvania

24,350 24,170 24,930 23,160 23,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public health professionals is shrinking in Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, 1,140 less public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Pennsylvania, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. This decline 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 Pennsylvania

$52,640 $55,457 $56,477 $58,597 $60,307
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public health professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania. Public health professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $52,640 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,307 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$33,487
25th percentile
$42,427
50th percentile
$54,883
75th percentile
$71,583
90th percentile
$94,370

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Pennsylvania, 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 182%

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Emergency Management
$48,500
Health Science
$68,376
Healthcare Administration
$88,820
Healthcare Management
$88,820
Political Science
$94,780
Public Administration
$87,095
Public Health
$60,307
Social Work
$45,045

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
13
master
20
doctor
6
Certificate
6
Total46

The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited public health schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In 2006, 323 students graduated from public health courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 623 students graduated.

This represents a 93% increase in the number of public health degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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