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Online Master of Public Health: Career Outlook

Your Career Opportunities With an M.P.H. Degree

Public health positions have an excellent job growth rate through 2026 and offer top salaries1-4. As a passionate, educated, public health professional, you're needed to step in and take charge of change at local, national and international levels in roles such as:

Career DescriptionProjected Growth Through 20291Average Salary1
Epidemiologist – study patterns and causes of disease and injury to humans; the research may be translated into educational materials or be used to change or create public health policy.5%$70,990
Non-Profit Health Care Fundraising Director – uses writing skills and knowledge of grant programs to secure funding for non-profit health care organizations.9%$116,180
Biostatistician – analyze collected data regarding the impact of genetics, pharmaceuticals, environmental factors, and other conditions on people.33%$92,030
International Health Services Manager – oversee health care operations abroad; analyze laws, regulations, and policies to ensure that the organization is operating within legal parameters.32%$100,980
Medical Health & Services Administrator – coordinate the health services provided by doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other personnel; prepare budgets, policies, and schedules for a health care department or facility.32%$100,980

We Support Your Career Search

As a student or an alum, you're welcome to take advantage of our numerous career-development and support services. From résumé help to mock interviews and personality assessments, Benedictine University offers an array of professional services to ready you for the perfect career.

Where Are Alumni Now?

Benedictine M.P.H. alumni work domestically and globally at organizations including:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Office of Public Health

To find out more about the career outlook with a Master of Public Health, request more information or call (866) 295-3104 to speak to an Admissions Adviser today.


1 Bureau of Labor Statistics (September 2020). "Epidemiologists."
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2 Bureau of Labor Statistics (September 2020). "Public Relations and Fundraising Managers."
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3 Bureau of Labor Statistics (September 2020). "Mathematicians and Statisticians."
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4 Bureau of Labor Statistics (September 2020). "Medical and Health Services Managers."
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