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Public Health Careers
Making a Difference in the Health of Communities
A career in public health will help fulfill your desire to take a leading role in serving others and promoting the health of populations. The healthcare industry is growing, and qualified public health professionals with an advanced degree are needed to protect the health of communities locally and on a global scale.
Public Health Job Titles
The online Master of Public Health program teaches practical skills that can be applied to a vast array of potential careers. It is important to note that job titles and responsibilities may vary by region and setting. Job titles in the public health field include:
- Care Coordinator
- Community Health Educator
- Director of Public Health
- Emergency Medical Technician
- Executive Health Director
- Health & Wellness Coach
- Health Systems Analyst
- Health Service Research Manager
- Management and Program Analyst
- Medical Officer
- Prevention Specialist
- Program Manager
- Public Health Analyst
- Registered Nurse
- Wellness Coordinator
Learn more about the career resources available to public health professionals.
Public Health Employment Opportunities
MPH graduates can work behind the scenes in a clinical research setting, or appear before the public to communicate important public health information. You may find yourself speaking at legislative hearings, spearheading a social media campaign, or designing and implementing health programs. What all public health professionals share is a common goal of improving health, eliminating disparities in access and delivery, and addressing needs and challenges facing the health of communities.
A career in public health can encompass opportunities within local, state and federal government agencies. However, many organizations in the private and nonprofit sectors also have a growing need for employees with public health expertise. The list of potential employers for public health graduates includes:
- Biotechnology firms
- Colleges and universities
- Health systems
- Home health agencies
- International health agencies
- Medical groups
- Nonprofit organizations
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Private research foundations
- Public health departments
- Research institutions
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Discover a Rewarding Career in Public Health
Learn more about how Concordia's Master of Public Health program can transform your public health profession and give you the skills to cultivate solutions for the health of communities. Call 877-497-5848 to speak to a program manager or request more information.