Are you thinking about starting a career in public health? Then you’re ready to make a difference in the world around you; a world that is more globally connected than ever. But which public health degree program is right for you?
If you are considering a major in public health, it is important to know that there are several different degree levels you can pursue – including a Doctorate, Masters, or Bachelor’s degree in Public Health. And within the umbrella of public health education, you can pursue a variety of different specialties, including community health, preventive medicine, health education, and advocacy. Goodwin’s career-focused Public Health courses, taught by industry content experts, provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to stand out in this critically important field.
When pursuing a public health education, students can expect to learn how to respond to public health emergencies, infectious disease outbreaks, and chronic disease epidemics like diabetes and obesity. You will deliver health interventions, collect and analyze data, provide counseling and support, and help connect individuals to organizations that improve health. Through hands-on public health courses, you will also learn the skills necessary to practice in a professional environment. And through a carefully curated curriculum, you will learn the ins and outs of biology, epidemiology, disease prevention, social work, community and environmental health.
Whether you choose to pursue a public health degree on campus, online, or in hybrid format, you are bound to gain crucial knowledge regarding the issues affecting population health and healthcare systems.
Unlike many other programs in the state, Goodwin College’s public health degree program offers comprehensive training that will prepare students for a wide variety of career paths upon graduation. Students can find jobs as community health workers; disaster preparedness coordinators; environmental health specialists; health educators; health promotion specialists; public health program coordinators; and research assistants.
Depending on your future career, you will deliver health interventions, collect and analyze data, provide counseling and support, and help connect individuals to organizations that improve health. As a graduate of our public health degree program, you will be prepared to work in hospitals, research facilities, and healthcare organizations.
More than ever, we need trained professionals who can respond to public health emergencies, infectious disease outbreaks, and chronic disease epidemics like diabetes and obesity. No one likes to think about public health emergencies like SARS and the Zika virus, but committed, trained professionals are needed to step up, respond, and protect our communities from these threats to our collective safety. That’s where public health professionals, trained to respond to public health emergencies, infectious disease outbreaks, and chronic disease epidemics like diabetes and obesity, come in.
Are you ready to help create a better, safer, and healthier world? Contact Goodwin today at 800-889-3282 or check us out online at www.goodwin.edu!
Goodwin College is a nonprofit institution of higher education and is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), formerly known as the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Goodwin College was founded in 1999, with the goal of serving a diverse student population with career-focused degree programs that lead to strong employment outcomes.