Public Health Schools In Wisconsin

Wisconsin has 6 accredited public health schools where public health faculty who teach public health classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public health in the state of Wisconsin, which encompasses 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


  1. Carroll University

    100 N East Ave, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

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  2. Concordia University-Wisconsin

    12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402

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  3. Medical College of Wisconsin

    8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226-0509

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  4. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

    105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004

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  5. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    1725 State St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-9959

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  6. University of Wisconsin-Madison

    500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Public Health Employment

Wisconsin 9,360
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Wisconsin

6,670 7,140 8,030 8,370 9,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wisconsin, public health is a growing field. 2,690 more public health professionals were working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Wisconsin, this field has grown by 40% in four years. This growth is faster 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 Wisconsin

$55,113 $56,383 $57,863 $59,703 $62,673
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public health professionals is increasing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $55,113 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $62,673 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Wisconsin

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Wisconsin state, within the field of public health, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public health professionals earn 135% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

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

In Wisconsin, 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 Wisconsin


As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited public health schools in Wisconsin state is also increasing. In 2006, 107 students graduated from public health courses in Wisconsin. And in 2010, 201 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin by 88%. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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