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Careers in Public Health

Prevent disease and prolong life by investigating society's most pressing health problems.

Employment, Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

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Potential Careers

The M.P.H. program will prepare professionals with graduate degrees or undergraduate degrees to be public health practitioners and leaders. The M.P.H. program will train graduates for a range of public health positions and public health specialties, including:

  • Public health officer (federal, state, county)
  • Health services administrator
  • Healthcare industry analyst
  • Hospital safety and infection control
  • Hospital quality improvement and quality assurance
  • Environmental health specialist
  • Occupational safety and health specialist
  • Medical and health services manager
  • Epidemiologist
  • Biostatistician
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Public health policy
  • Public safety and security
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Legal analysis
  • Mental health
  • Maternal-child health
  • Geriatrics
  • Nutrition
  • Higher education
  • Research investigator