The field of epidemiology has never been more valuable to our communities than it has since COVID-19. When we talk about the heroes and front line workers working tirelessly to keep us safe, epidemiologists are, without a doubt, a part … Continue reading What is Epidemiology?
Doesn’t it seem like the world is in a constant state of emergency these days? Between the COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires decimating the great American West, and political unrest in many democracies, it can certainly feel that way. The emergencies are … Continue reading What Does an Emergency Management Director Do?
Are you somebody who wants more than just a paycheck every day? Does a job to you mean more than just punching the clock and repeating the same motions of your ‘roles and responsibilities’? If you are somebody who looks … Continue reading Master’s in Community Health vs. Master’s in Public Health: Is There a Difference?
Now, more than ever, there are many different options to choose from when looking to pursue an advanced degree in public health. With the increase of online and hybrid (online and in-person) programs around the world, it can be overwhelming … Continue reading How to Choose a Top MPH Program
The current events happening around us have proven the value of health workers. Not only as a country, but also as global citizens, we are relying on public health professionals to provide us with accurate information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading How Long Does it Take to Get a Master’s in Public Health (MPH)?
Public health seems to be top of mind for the whole world these days. The experience of living through a pandemic is not something that the average Joe is fully prepared for! Yet, there are people who train throughout graduate … Continue reading MPH Job Outlook
Of course you’re going to work for your degree, but finding a school that works for you is equally important! Think about it as though the admission requirements go both ways. This is the “must” checklist that tells you what … Continue reading 4 Qualities that Every Great MPH School Will Have
Do you have an affinity towards mathematics and statistics, and wish to leverage your skills in a meaningful way? A career in public health as a biostatistician could be the right next step for you. A biostatistician’s work directly impacts … Continue reading How to Become a Biostatistician in Connecticut
When considering any degree path, prospective students will wonder: How does the degree work? What can I expect? How will this degree be applicable to future careers? These questions are no exception for those interested in the field of public … Continue reading How Does an MPH Degree Work?
Disease outbreak and mitigation is a hot-button issue today—and for good reason. We’re living through a pandemic! However, COVID-19 is not the only one in recent history. Many individuals will remember the impacts of the HIV/AIDs epidemic, just a few … Continue reading How to Become an Epidemiologist in Connecticut
Advanced public health professionals work in a field that requires specialized training, under job titles like Epidemiologist, Sanitarian, Biostatician, Disaster and Emergency Specialist, and Public Health Director or Educator. Roles like these require a specific set of public health skills … Continue reading Master These Public Health Skills with an MPH
Public health issues, big or small, affect every individual and community around the world. There is no greater example of this than the current public health emergency we are facing, COVID-19. This unprecedented global pandemic has affected every single person … Continue reading What to Expect from a Graduate Degree in Public Health
There is that age old question, ‘Is the risk worth the reward?' Or, in terms of choosing whether or not to pursue an advanced degree, ‘Is the financial risk worth the reward?' Deciding whether to go back to school to … Continue reading Master’s in Public Health Salary Information
In these unprecedented times we are living in – with COVID-19 spreading rapidly around the world – there has arguably never been a time where countries, economies, industries and communities have been impacted more. This global pandemic has been declared … Continue reading Four Benefits of a Master’s in Public Health
Since early 2020, our world has been grappling with a devastating global pandemic. The spread of COVID-19 has caused an estimated 2.5 million deaths around the globe. Nearly half a million of those losses were in the United States alone. … Continue reading 10 Public Health Problems of 2021
When you look back on all of your accomplishments in life – big and small – it is also important to reflect on the journey you took to achieve those accomplishments. Chances are, that journey consisted of some sacrifices, hard … Continue reading Is a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) Worth It?
The communities we live, work, and enjoy all play a special role in all of our lives. Sometimes we can get so busy with our day-to-day, though, that we forget to think about how important it is that these communities … Continue reading What the Top Public Health Universities Have in Common
Public Health professionals focus on improving lives and communities all around the world. The work they do on a daily basis directly affects every single individual in our population. It is a rewarding field both professionally and personally, and the … Continue reading Is an MPH Distance Learning Program Right for You?