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Public Health Schools In Arkansas

Public Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited public health schools in Arkansas. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public health in the state of Arkansas, which encompasses public health training at the following levels:


  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    4301 W Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Public Health Employment

Arkansas 3,620
National 484,220

Of all of the public health professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Arkansas.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Arkansas

3,050 2,970 3,150 3,230 3,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Health is a growing field in Arkansas. There were 570 more public health professionals working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public health has grown by 19% in Arkansas. This growth 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 Arkansas

$49,897 $52,070 $54,227 $51,177 $54,203
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public health professionals are growing in Arkansas. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $49,897 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,203 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, public health professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 175% 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 Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Arkansas

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

In Arkansas, 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 Arkansas


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited public health schools in Arkansas is increasing. In 2006 there were 154 public health graduates from public health courses in Arkansas and in 2010 there were 183 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 19%. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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The number of public health faculty, growth in the field of public health academia and public health faculty salaries in Arkansas, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching public health courses to students at the certificate in public health, bachelors degree in public health, masters degree in public health, and doctoral degree in public health levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future public health faculty in Arkansas. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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