The U.S. health system is the largest industry in the nation with the field of public health experiencing rapid employment growth. The multidisciplinary nature of public health ensures a wide variety of career opportunities across various sectors (i.e., governmental, nonprofit, and private). Common settings for public health professionals include local, state, and federal government, hospitals and health centers, universities, research institutes, insurance companies, as well as nonprofit organizations.
An MPH degree is also very helpful for those interested in pursuing higher education (i.e., MD, OT, PT, or PhD programs). Our program strives to build upon the strengths of our graduates to ensure that they are ready and confident to pursue the next step in their career goals and achieve their highest potential, whether it be higher education or the workforce.
Below are just a few examples of exciting and fulfilling career paths for public health professionals.