Health care jobs are expected to soar 19 percent through 2024, nearly three times the growth for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.(1) As a result, making a decision to obtain a graduate degree in public heath may be a relatively easy first step.
Public health is a field which needs and welcomes people from diverse educational and experiential backgrounds. Diversity really is at the heart of public health because the knowledge and skills you have before will be enhanced by your MPH education and applied with a different focus after you graduate. The Master of Public Health degree provides a common language and framework so that all can work together.