College of Health and Human Services
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Careers in Community and Public Health

Graduates from our undergraduate and graduate degree programs work and pursue careers in a variety of settings that expand beyond traditional public health. The book 101+ Careers in Public Health by Beth Seltzer is an excellent resource to learn more about the career opportunities in the field. The following is a list of job boards that may help you find a position that matches your career goals.

Career Opportunities and Job Boards

Professional Certifications

Adding a public health certification after graduation can help move your resume to the top of the pile!

National Board of Public Health Examiners

Certified in Public Health (CPH)

All MPH graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified in Public Health exam administered by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Graduates of the MPH-Community Health Promotion concentration are eligible to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam administered by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Expertise