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Master’s Degrees in Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing

261 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 26 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a master's degree in public health/community nursing. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 48% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.3% of public health/community nursing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Public Health/Community Nursing Majors

In 2018-2019, 261 master's degrees were awarded to public health/community nursing majors. This makes it the 17th most popular master's degree program in the country.

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 746
Master’s Degree 261
Graduate Certificate 10
Doctor’s Degree 5

Earnings of Public Health/Community Nursing Majors With Master’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

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 master's degree in public health/community nursing. About 94.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 15
Women 246
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Public Health/Community Nursing

The racial-ethnic distribution of public health/community nursing master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 89
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 108
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 28
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Health/Community Nursing Master's Degree Students

There are 26 colleges that offer a master’s degree in public health/community nursing. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
156 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for public health/community nursing students seekinga master's degree is Grand Canyon University. Each year, around 90,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,419 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,175 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 156 master's degrees were handed out to public health/community nursing majors at Grand Canyon University. About 96% of this group were women, and 51% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, Alabama
23 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Jacksonville State University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in public health/community nursing. Roughly 8,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,600 per year.

The public health/community nursing program at Jacksonville State University awarded 23 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 43% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 91% were women.

#3

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, California
19 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Irvine is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in public health/community nursing. Each year, around 36,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 people received their master's degree in public health/community nursing from UC Irvine. Around 63% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 84% were women.

#4

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
18 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in public health/community nursing. Each year, around 46,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.

The public health/community nursing program at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor awarded 18 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 89% were women and 22% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Hunter College

New York, New York
15 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hunter College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in public health/community nursing. Roughly 23,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 master's degrees were handed out to public health/community nursing majors at Hunter. Around 53% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 93% were women.

#6

Coppin State University

Baltimore, Maryland
13 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Coppin State University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in public health/community nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,648 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,192 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 master's degrees were handed out to public health/community nursing majors at Coppin. Around 69% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#7

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 7th most popular school in the country for public health/community nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Rhode Island College. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,218 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,722 per year.

The public health/community nursing program at Rhode Island College awarded 5 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#7

La Salle University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

La Salle University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in public health/community nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,700 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $25,060 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their master's degree in public health/community nursing from La Salle. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#7

Cedarville University

Cedarville, Ohio
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Cedarville University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in public health/community nursing. Roughly 4,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,122 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,065 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their master's degree in public health/community nursing from Cedarville. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#10

Binghamton University

Vestal, New York
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Binghamton University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in public health/community nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 master's degrees were handed out to public health/community nursing majors at Binghamton University.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to public health/community nursing that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 17,491
Family Practice Nursing 13,773
Nursing Administration 7,493
Nursing Research & Other 1,922
Nursing Science 1,652

References

*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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