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Public Health Schools In Oklahoma

Oklahoma has 7 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 Oklahoma, which includes public health training at the following levels:


  1. University of Central Oklahoma

    100 N University Dr, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. East Central University

    1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, Oklahoma 74820-6999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

    1100 N Lindsay, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104-5499

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

    107 Whitehurst, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-1015

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

    900 N Portland, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107-6195

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

    660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-3072

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Canadian Valley Technology Center

    6505 E Hwy 66, El Reno, Oklahoma 73036

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Public Health Employment

Oklahoma 6,760
National 484,220

Approximately 1% of the country's public health professionals work in Oklahoma state.

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Oklahoma

5,240 5,600 6,030 6,080 6,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Health is a growing field in Oklahoma. 1,520 more public health professionals were working in Oklahoma in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public health has grown by 29% in Oklahoma. This is faster than the trend for public health professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public health professionals has grown by 19% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in Oklahoma

$48,833 $49,950 $48,130 $49,487 $51,360
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
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 Oklahoma. In 2006 public health professionals made a mean salary of $48,833 per year, and in 2010 they made $51,360 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Oklahoma

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Thus, public health professionals' salaries grew by 5% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Oklahoma, 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 156%

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

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

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of public health professionals is increasing in Oklahoma state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited public health schools in Oklahoma state is also increasing. In Oklahoma, there were 165 graduates in 2006. And there were 215 graduates from public health courses in 2010.

This represents a 30% increase in the number of public health degree or certificate school graduates in Oklahoma state. 39% of these graduates received an master's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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