Public Health Schools In Utah

Utah has 10 accredited public health schools where public health faculty who teach public health classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Utah, 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. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Western Governors University

    4001 East 700 South, Suite 701, Salt Lake City, Utah 84107

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Stevens-Henager College in Murray

    383 W Vine St, Murray, Utah 84123-5671

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Argosy University-Salt Lake City

    121 Election Rd Ste 300, Draper, Utah 84020

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Public Health Employment

Utah 3,400
National 484,220

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

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Utah

3,260 3,360 3,170 3,460 3,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, public health is a growing field. In Utah, 140 more public health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public health professionals has grown by 4%. 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 Utah

$54,923 $56,753 $59,287 $60,427 $63,017
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Utah, as the number of public health professionals is growing, the salaries earned by public health professionals are increasing. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $54,923 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $63,017 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$36,967
25th percentile
$46,970
50th percentile
$58,480
75th percentile
$73,847
90th percentile
$94,900

Thus, public health professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 157% 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 Utah.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Utah

Emergency Management
$53,440
Health Science
$61,359
Healthcare Administration
$92,590
Healthcare Management
$92,590
Political Science
$63,290
Public Administration
$72,115
Public Health
$63,017
Social Work
$42,570

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
3
master
8
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total17

As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited public health schools in Utah state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 142 public health graduates from public health courses in Utah and in 2010 there were 355 graduates.

This represents a 150% increase in the number of public health degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. 47% of these graduates received an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Utah

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