Moorhead has a general population of 32,177 and an overall student population of 10,639. Approximately 7,510 of Moorhead's students are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Of the 1 public health schools in Moorhead, the largest public health school, by student population, is Minnesota State University-Moorhead. In 2010, Minnesota State University-Moorhead graduated approximately 16 students from its public health program.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in public health from public health schools in Moorhead in 2010. In 2009 tuition at public health schools in Moorhead was $6,598 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for public health related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,242 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,958.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Moorhead, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 44 public health professionals in Minnesota were working in the greater Moorhead area. By the year 2018, the number of public health professionals is expected to increase by 15% in Moorhead. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Moorhead is $68,970 per year, which is lower than the average for public health professionals state-wide.