With an overall population of 45,943 and a student population of 12,811, approximately 8,289 of Ocala students attend one of Ocala's schools that offer public health programs.
The largest public health school in Ocala, by student population, is College of Central Florida. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Public Health program at College of Central Florida.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,085 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for public health related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Ocala, your job prospects are good. There were 5,570 public health professionals working in Florida and 90 working in the greater Ocala area in 2010. The number of public health professionals in Ocala is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Ocala is $44,160 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for public health professionals.