A degree in Public Health prepares students to become professionals who promote the health of the general public through education and skills for individuals and communities. Public Health professionals are leaders who engage in advocacy for policies that enhance and ensure healthy populations. Students who earn a degree in Public Health are prepared to work with government agencies, non-profit organizations, hospitals, and corporations at the local, national, and global levels and for graduate study.
A degree in Public Health prepares students for positions with agencies and organizations in the community whose mission is to improve the health of the public through education and advocacy. Starting salaries for Public Health Graduates could be anywhere in the range of $30,000-$35,000. Graduates of the program could be employed by some of the following:
Possible Job Settings:
American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Biomedical Laboratory, Diabetes Education Center of the Midlands, Federal Government (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Department of Health and Human Services), Hospitals, Infectious Disease Associates, Local/State Health Department, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Non-Governmental Organizations (Global Health), Omaha Housing Authority, Planned Parenthood, Private/Public School Systems, Wellness Council of the Midlands.