M.P.H. students holding National Public health week banner

About Public Health Sciences

Future projections show that professionals with expertise in prevention and community-based research will be critical to ensuring adequate Health care for all and for improving the health of the nation. MPH students will learn how to evaluate the status of the health of diverse populations, and will develop and implement sound plans and strategies to improve population health.

Potential Job Opportunity Areas Include

MPH students at first public health week celebration

  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use Cessation
  • Mental Health
  • Capacity Building and Sustainability
  • Chronic, and Communicable Disease Prevention
  • Disabilities
  • Environmental Health
  • Global Health
  • Healthy Communities
  • Public Health Systems, Services and Research
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Women, Youth and Children’s Health