Did you know that the development of public health, in 19th century America, was motivated by social welfare concerns? Sociologist Paul Starr maps the interdisciplinary birth of American healthcare, from social endeavor to the hospital system and the commercialization of … Continue reading 3 Master’s in Public Health Careers that You Might Not Expect
Wanting to advance your health services career, and make an even greater impact for the people you serve, is admirable and important for success. The community needs driven health professionals who don’t want to watch from the sidelines, but instead, … Continue reading MPH vs. MHA: What is the Difference?
It’s easy to skip right to the end and set your sights on titles like “Epidemiologist” and “Biostatistician.” Maybe you’re quick to dream about helping communities improve access to sanitation, or educating others about healthy lifestyle choices, like smoking cessation. … Continue reading 7 Questions to Ask Your Future MPH Program
Public health is the science behind safeguarding the health of communities. The availability of clean air, drinking water, exercise, education, healthcare, healthy food, safe shelter, and strong social supports can determine the quality and length of your life. Neighborhoods that … Continue reading Love Where You Live: How to Help the People and Public Health of Your Community
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
No matter where you live in the world, public health issues touch your life in one way or another. Whether it be on a large global scale where public health professionals are working to prevent and stop the threat of … Continue reading How to Get a Master’s in Public Health (MPH)
Many of us know that we want to leave an impact on society. We know what we’re most passionate about, and therefore, we can start to understand where our paths will take us. We know in what arenas we want … Continue reading What is a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) Degree?
For many professionals across all industries, the thought of earning an advanced degree can seem daunting and, often times, unattainable. Between working full- (or even part-) time, and handling all of life’s other competing priorities, a master’s program might feel … Continue reading How to Get into an MPH Program
Do you remember, just a few years ago in 2014, when the Ebola virus was on the front page of all the major newspapers, and the top trending news channel story? Images of doctors, nurses, and aid workers in white … Continue reading Master’s in Global Health vs. Master’s in Public Health: Is There a Difference?
Careers in public health are dynamic. They blend medicine, education, policy, mathematics, and research. They land you in organizations large and small— non-profit, government, or private. Given the interdisciplinary nature of jobs in this field, public health workers have a … Continue reading Earn Your Master’s in Public Health Online
Public health professionals have one of the most important jobs out there: they work to keep people and communities safe, healthy, and away from suffering. If you have a passion for helping people, and desire a true change-making career, the … Continue reading What Do Public Health Professionals Do, Exactly?