School of Medicine

Division of Public Health

Jumpstart Your Career in Public Health Today!


The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has upended our lives and has ignited opportunities in the field of public health. Now more than ever, we need qualified public health officials working on the frontlines in the battle for preventive health. We need public health professionals working to make our communities better, safer, and healthier. Public health careers offer you a satisfying job with opportunity to explore various specializations. Jobs in this field include:

  • Epidemiologist
  • Biostatistician
  • Emergency Management Directors
  • Public Health Educator
  • Public Health Services Manager
  • Community Health Worker
  • Disaster Preparedness Coordinator
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Health Educator
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Public Health Program Coordinator
  • Public Health Researcher

In addition to these opportunities, this profession offers job stability with expected growth through the next decade. As of April 1, 2020 the U.S. Bureau of Statistics anticipates an 11% growth in the role of Health Educators and Community Health Workers and an 18% growth of Public Health Services Mangers.

By pursing a degree in public health, you are choosing to be part of the solution. Together we can better the lives of millions.  Contact us to learn how you can begin solving global and local health problems by attending the University of Utah this fall. Enter your email below and we will reach out to you regarding how to kick-start your Public Health career today!

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