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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose a public health degree often pursue supervisory or managerial positions in government, private, or community-based public health organizations.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Community health center
  • Community-based organization
  • Consulting firm
  • Health care organization
  • Health insurance company
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Public health agency
  • Professional association
  • Social welfare organization

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Bioterrorism researcher
  • Environmental health intelligence analyst
  • Epidemiologist
  • Community health program manager
  • Health communications specialist
  • Health educator
  • Health outcomes analyst
  • Health policy analyst
  • Health promotion specialist
  • Legislative policy advisor
  • Lead researcher
  • Principal investigator
  • Program coordinator
  • Program manager
  • Project coordinator
  • Project director
  • Public health advisor
  • Public health consultant
  • Public health investigator
  • Public health officer
  • Public health program specialist
  • Research assistant
  • Social or behavioral scientist
  • Social science analyst
  • Statistician

*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.