Public Health is “the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations,public and private, communities, and individuals.” —CEA Winslow
What can you do with an MPH degree?
The rising causes of morbidity and mortality from health issues including obesity, sexually transmitted diseases and an aging population have created a need for more field professionals. The Master of Public Health degree is the standard professional degree recognized throughout the world for public health practice. Completing a MPH opens multiple professional doors. Below are some examples of job settings and titles:
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|Advocacy Groups/Think tanks
Colleges and Universities
Federal, state, and local government
Hospital and Clinics
Substance abuse centers and agencies
Emergency Watch Commander
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