What types of career opportunities are there in Public Health?

Earning a Master’s of Public Health Degree from UNE can help you excel

A Master’s of Pub­lic Health (MPH) degree pro­vides innu­mer­able employ­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties with mul­ti­ple spe­cial­iza­tions with­in the five core dis­ci­plines in a Master’s of Pub­lic Health degree pro­gram. Below are just some exam­ples of MPH careers that await you after earn­ing your MPH degree, com­plete­ly online.


  • Fed­er­al and state health agen­cies
  • Vol­un­tary health agen­cies
  • Col­leges and Uni­ver­si­ties


  • Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal and hos­pi­tal sup­ply firms
  • Hos­pi­tals and clin­ics
  • Man­aged care orga­ni­za­tions


  • Pub­lic and pri­vate foun­da­tions
  • Advo­ca­cy groups
  • Con­sult­ing firms

Community Practice

  • Vol­un­tary agen­cies
  • Relief agen­cies
  • Cri­sis cen­ters


  • Research agen­cies such as the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion, the Nation­al Insti­tutes of Health, and the Food and Drug Admin­is­tra­tion
  • Pri­vate research firms
  • Min­istries of health
  • State and local gov­ern­ments

There is no better time to earn your MPH online

There is a crit­i­cal need for pro­fes­sion­als with pub­lic health degrees today. The Asso­ci­a­tion of Schools of Pub­lic Health (ASPH) esti­mates that by the year 2020, the Unit­ed States will be fac­ing a short­fall of at least 250,000 pub­lic health work­ers. Obtain­ing your MPH from the Uni­ver­si­ty of New Eng­land can give you a com­pet­i­tive edge over oth­ers with­in the field.

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