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Fast Facts

Sometimes the simplest details can speak volumes.

Why should you pursue a career in nursing or public health? The numbers below tell the good news about this secure, expanding field.

89% of Adelphi students who earned a master’s degree gained employment within a year after graduation.


Nursing careers: 26% Expected job growth until 2020; $64,690 per year Median pay; 2.6 million Registered nurses in U.S.

Public Health

Public Health Fast Facts: Increase in job growth through 2020, 22% in health administration/management, 37% in health education, 19% in environmental science; 134,819 positions in the Department of Veterans Affairs

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College of Nursing and Public Health
Nexus Building, 3rd Floor
p – 516.877.4510