Prescott has a general population of 33,938 and an overall student population of 11,158. Approximately 1,119 of Prescott's students are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
The largest public health school in Prescott, by student population, is Prescott College. In 2010, Prescott College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in public health.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a public health degree in Prescott. If you decide to attend a public health school in Prescott, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,643.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $624 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,630 per year, on average, for room and board at Prescott-based public health schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,805.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Prescott, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,670 public health professionals in Arizona, 160 were working in the greater Prescott area. By the year 2018, the number of public health professionals is expected to increase by 14% in Prescott. This projected 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 Prescott is $87,150 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for public health professionals.