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Basic Certificates in Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing

36 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 28% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Education Levels of Public Health/Community Nursing Majors

In 2020-2021, 36 earned their basic certificate in public health/community nursing. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in public health/community nursing at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,495
Master’s Degree 232
Graduate Certificate 109
Basic Certificate 36
Doctor’s Degree 11

Earnings of Public Health/Community Nursing Majors With Basic Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for public health/community nursing majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in public health/community nursing. About 72.2% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 10
Women 26

The racial-ethnic distribution of public health/community nursing basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 26
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Below are some popular majors that are similar to public health/community nursing that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 1,912
Surgical Nursing 42
Nursing Research & Other 36
Nursing Administration 32
Nursing Practice 25


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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