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Online Master of Public Health: Career Outlook

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

Public health positions have tremendous job growth projected from 2019–2029 and offer top salaries.1-4 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 20292019 Median Pay
Epidemiologist1 – 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
Public Relations and Fundraising Manager2 – direct the creation of materials that will enhance the public image of their employer or client and coordinate campaigns that bring in donations9%$116,180
Biostatistician3 – analyze collected data regarding the impact of genetics, pharmaceuticals, environmental factors and other conditions on the population.33%$92,030
International Health Services Manager4 – oversee health care operations abroad; analyze laws, regulations and policies to ensure legality.32%$100,980
Medical Health & Services Administrator4 – coordinate the health services provided by doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other personnel, including budgets, policies and schedules. 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.

References

1 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020 Sept. 1). Epidemiologists. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/epidemiologists.htm.
2 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020 Sept. 1). Public Relations and Fundraising Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/public-relations-managers.htm.
3 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020 Sept. 1). Mathematicians and Statisticians. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/math/mathematicians-and-statisticians.htm.
4 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020 Sept. 1). Medical and Health Services Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm.