School of Medicine

Public Health Career Resources

Career Exploration

Dive into career exploration by viewing the following sites to learn about different career paths available, salaries and the overall job outlook of any given position. With Public Health being such a broad degree there are a variety of career paths to choose from, by exploring what is out there, you can narrow the scope and match your personal and professional goals.

  • O-NET Online - Learn about hundreds of occupations. You can search for careers based on industry, job outlook, and interest categories.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – Learn about different career paths including salaries, job outlook, and how to get into the field.
  • What Can I Do With This Major? - Learn about the common career areas and typical employers for each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.
  • Public Health Career Guide – View what other students have done with their Public Health degrees through the different career areas.
  • Public Health Workforce - Check out a report of surveyed state public health agency workers and local health department workers concerning workforce development priorities, the workplace environment, and key national initiatives.