Careers in Public Health

Public Health is a career with flexibility and impact. Practitioners work in a variety of areas, including academic, nonprofit, private and public.

Our majors pursue careers in:

  • Behavioral science and health education
  • Health policy and administration
  • Environmental and occupational health
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • International health

Example job titles of graduates with a bachelor’s degree in public health:

  • Program coordinator
  • Communications representative
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Public safety consultant
  • Environmental services coordinator
  • Inspector
  • Health education assistant

Types of employers for public health graduates:

  • Local, regional and state public health departments
  • Health advocacy groups
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Health systems
  • Health insurance industry
  • Managed care organizations
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Insurance companies

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