Douglas has a total population of 14,312 and a student population of 4,739. Of these students, 4,739 are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Of the 1 public health schools in Douglas, the largest public health school, by student population, is Cochise College. In 2010, Cochise College graduated approximately 3 students from its public health program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in public health in Douglas in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Douglas's public health schools was $9,543 per year for instate students and $14,870 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for public health related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,530 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,648.
If you plan on staying in Douglas after graduating from public health school, you should know that job prospects for public health professionals in Douglas, which is the most popular public health profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,670 public health professionals in Arizona, 110 were working in the greater Douglas area. By the year 2018, the number of public health professionals is expected to increase by 14% in Douglas. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Douglas is $72,700 per year, which is lower than the average for public health professionals state-wide.