Community Health And Preventive Medicine Requirements
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Community health professionals work to improve the health and well-being of entire communities. Students in the Bachelor of Science program in Community and Public Health will learn to analyze how both social structures (poverty, racism, and environmental exposures) and behavioral choices shape a community’s health.
Students will take courses in health disparities, epidemiology, public health biology, and community health assessment to develop their analytic skills and courses in health communications and social media to learn tools for addressing public health problems. This will prepare students for work in community-based and human rights organizations, family planning clinics, mental health centers, homeless shelters, research centers, media organizations, as well as in city, state and national health departments.
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Careers
The career trajectory of people with a Community Health And Preventive Medicine degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Community Health And Preventive Medicine degrees have experience in is Health Educator, followed by Epidemiologist, Clinical Research Coordinator, Community Health Worker, Doctor, Fitness and Wellness Coordinator, Occupational Health Specialist, Health Services Manager, Paramedic, and Event Planner.
|Career||% of graduates||% of population||Multiple|
|Clinical Research Coordinator||5.5%||0.1%||51.5×|
|Community Health Worker||2.1%||0.0%||68.9×|
|Fitness and Wellness Coordinator||2.1%||0.1%||37.6×|
|Occupational Health Specialist||2.5%||0.0%||97.2×|
|Health Services Manager||1.3%||0.1%||18.2×|
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Salary
Community Health And Preventive Medicine graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.
|Percentile||Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)|
|25th (bottom earners)||-|
|Median (average earners)||-|
|75th (top earners)||-|
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Underemployment
Community Health And Preventive Medicine graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.
|Employment Type||Proportion of graduates|
|We are still collecting information for this degree|