Some careers require a specific degree, and others are more flexible.

What job can you get with a public health degree?

Most public health graduates go on to become health educators. . Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a public health degree will be useful:

What is the job market for public health degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for public health graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of public health graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 21% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Public Health Grads
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