Public Health Schools and MPH Programs in New Hampshire

Students who are moving into graduate level educational programs might find public health as a means for a better career and a more fulfilling role in the community setting. To start a career in public health, students might consider a Master of Public Health (MPH) program. There are two public health schools in New Hampshire that offer MPH programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH): the Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine and the University of New Hampshire. Continue to read  more about the specializations offered in MPH programs in New Hampshire and career opportunities across the state.

Both CEPH-accredited MPH programs in New Hampshire offer only one concentration as a generalist. The Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine allows students to pursue this concentration either on campus or online, but the University of New Hampshire’s program is only available on campus. 

The digital age that is currently present in society has changed the way that people interact with one another and the environment. The convenience of the internet has made many daily activities more smooth to access, including that of education. While online degree programs such as online MPH are becoming more popular, there are some things to consider prior to engaging in them, such as proper accreditation. This is why online CEPH-accredited MPH programs in New Hampshire are included in the table above.

Public Health Careers Outlook in New Hampshire

Public health careers in New Hampshire can range from working in an office to spending all day in the field and should have a generally positive outlook. Five job titles—health specialties professors, health educators, occupational health specialists, medical records and health information technicians, and dietitians and nutritionists—have median salaries that are higher in New Hampshire than they are nationally. And five job titles—health specialties professors, occupational health specialists, medical records and health information technicians, dietitians and nutritionists and health informatics specialists—have projected job growth that is higher in New Hampshire than it is nationally.

The table below reflects the demand and earning potential for public health careers in New Hampshire, based on data provided by O*NET OnLine.

Job TitleMedian Salary in NH, 2020 (Yearly)Median Salary in U.S., 2020 (Yearly)Projected Job Growth in NH, 2018-2028Projected Job Growth in U.S., 2019-2029
Health Specialties Professors
Environmental Health Specialists
Medical and Health Services Managers /Healthcare Administrators
Health Educators
Occupational Health Specialists
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Dietitians and Nutritionists
Health Informatics Specialists 

*Estimate not released/provided by O*NET

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Information last updated June 2021