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MPH Master of Public Health Social and Behavioral Sciences specialization

Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online social and behavioral sciences degree often pursue management or director positions in public health or social welfare organizations that focus on research, community assessment, or program development and evaluation.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Community health center
  • Community-based organization
  • Health care organization
  • Public health agency

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Community health program manager
  • Environmental health intelligence analyst
  • Health communications specialist
  • Health educator
  • Health outcomes analyst
  • Health policy analyst
  • Health promotion specialist
  • Project coordinator
  • Public health advisor
  • Public health investigator
  • Public health program specialist
  • Research assistant
  • Social or behavioral scientist
  • Social science analyst

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Some positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

School of Public Service Leadership Master's Degree Graduates

Data from graduates across all Public Service Leadership masters programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

Master's degree graduates from Capella's School of Public Service leadership report satisfaction with their tasks and responsibilities. The majority (70%) of graduates are employed in healthcare, non-profit, social/community services, P-12, or government/public sector settings.

Satisfaction with Capella Public Service Leadership Master's Guide Transcript

Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.

Many of our Public Service Leadership master's degree alumni report receiving a salary increase or assuming a leadership role.

Improvement in Skills &Abilities Public Service Leadership Master's Graduates Transcript

Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.