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Public Health Nursing Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 5 students earned their Public Health/Community Nursing degrees in PA.

In terms of popularity, Public Health Nursing is the 21st most popular major in the state out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Nursing Majors in Pennsylvania

Public Health/Community Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a public health/community nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Public Health Nursing Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public health/community nursing majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.0%
  • White: 60.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 20.0%
Public Health Nursing Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Nursing Grads in Pennsylvania

152,530 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health/community nursing.

Public Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Public Health Nursing Jobs in Pennsylvania

Public Health/Community Nursing grads earn an average of $70,390 in the state and $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer public health/community nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


La Salle University

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
4,933 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate.


Holy Family University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,110 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 5.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,496 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $31,305. The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Public Health Nursing Careers in PA

Some of the careers public health/community nursing majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 23% $75,650
Registered Nurses 13% $69,170

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to public health/community nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Registered Nursing 9,939
Nursing Research & Other 729
Nursing Science 453
Family Practice Nursing 351
Nursing Practice 351
Nurse Anesthetist 231
Surgical Nursing 195
Nursing Administration 117

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