School of Medicine

Public Health - Career Resources

Potential Jobs

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Example Careers


Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career *growth *median salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 16.4% $33,120
Biostatisticians 33.8% $84,060
Health Educators 14.5% $53,940
Community Health Workers 18.1% $38,370
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 13.2% $41,570
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians 12.1% $45,490
Epidemiologists 8.8% $69,660
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 8.1% $71,780
Medical and Health Services Managers 20.5% $98,350
Social and Community Service Managers 18% $64,100

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).