Master of Public Health Program

Careers in Public Health

Public Health professionals work in a variety of governmental agencies, non-profit organizations and corporations. Below are is a small sample of web sites that provide information about public health careers.

Environmental and Occupational Health
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/occupational-health-and-safety-specialists-and-technicians.htm#tab-1 
https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes192041.htm

Generalist
https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes211094.htm

Health Promotion and Education
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/health-educators.htm 
https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes211091.htm

Public Health Epidemiology
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/epidemiologists.htm 
https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes191041.htm 

Public Health Policy and Law
https://www.apha.org/-/media/files/pdf/factsheets/what_is_public_health_law_factsheet.ashx?la=en&hash=7BCB29295AD654F171D55D4F9CF1A3D9DCF79400 
https://www.apha.org/topics-and-issues/public-health-standards 

Information on Salaries in Public Health
https://www.apha.org/professional-development/public-health-careermart/careers-in-public-health-newsletter/job-searching-salaries-and-more/ask-the-editor-salaries 

Additional Resources About Public Health
American Public Health Association:   www.apha.org
Centers for Disease Control:   www.cdc.gov
National Institutes of Health:  www.nih.gov

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH):   www.ceph.org 

Last Updated: 4/23/18