Public health is more necessary than ever. With about 1.8 billion job openings projected each year in health-related occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it’s no surprise that many students are now pursuing degrees in Public … Continue reading What Does a Registered Sanitarian Do?
If you are looking for a career making a positive impact and ensuring longer, happier, and healthier lives, you’ve likely considered pursuing a health-related field. Public health and healthcare are two great career options where you can help people in … Continue reading Public Health vs. Healthcare: What’s the Difference?
Biostatistics is the application of statistics to the study of biology. Biostatistics is also sometimes referred to as biometry. Biostatistics is vital to so many aspects of medical sciences, including genetics, pharmaceuticals, neuroscience, environmental health, genomics, and more. Here, we’re … Continue reading What is Biostatistics in Regard to Public Health?
The American Public Health Association (APHA) stated that “Public health promotes and protects the health of all people and their communities [and that] … the science-based field strives to give everyone a safe place to live, learn, work, and play.” … Continue reading 5 Well-Paying Public Health Careers You May Not Know About
While public health professionals and nurses have always been critical assets to society, the COVID-19 pandemic revealed how essential these individuals are in protecting the health and safety of our local and global communities. At the same time, the pandemic … Continue reading What is a Nurse Epidemiologist and How to Become One
It is extraordinary to be living at this time in history when “public health” is in the lexicon of everyday language. Barbers were considered to be fair surgeons and dentists and acted as the first physicians until the advent of hospitals. Flush toilets … Continue reading 4 Examples of Public Health Policies (that YOU Can Influence)
Are you interested in improving the health of people in need? Do you want to make a difference in your local and global community? Can you envision yourself working in healthcare? If you answered yes to those three questions, chances … Continue reading Health Science vs. Public Health: Which Career Field is Right for You?
Healthcare leaders oversee the care of thousands of lives every day. Being in a leadership role is a demanding position that requires emotional strength and intelligence, but with the right educational foundation the best leaders are able to navigate the … Continue reading Crucial Facts & Concentrations for Your Healthcare Leadership Career
A master’s degree in public health offers a unique and differentiated skillset for nurses looking to advance their careers. Likewise, the experience that comes with working as a registered nurse can provide a fantastic background for a career in public … Continue reading What Can You Do as an RN with an MPH Degree?
The public health and nursing fields have a lot in common. Both utilize education and awareness to promote better health, and both are focused on helping others in need. While registered nurses (RNs) help individual patients through direct, essential care, … Continue reading How to Transition from an RN to MPH Program
If you are interested in helping people and dealing with “big picture” issues, you are likely a great candidate for a career in public health. But, getting started and knowing how to work in public health can be daunting. So, … Continue reading How to Work in Public Health (from Launching a Career to Finding Success in the Field)
By Dr. Lisa Fanelli, Program Director of Health Science and Public Health, Associate Professor of Public Health The impact that the pandemic had on our daily lives is immeasurable. Aside from the protocols and policies that were influenced by COVID … Continue reading Goodwin University Receives the HRSA Grant to Foster a New Generation of Public Health Professionals
Public health is the study of protecting and improving the health and well-being of people, as well as the communities in which they live. Many people are drawn to public health careers because they desire to help others at a … Continue reading The Ultimate Public Health Careers List
The core functions of public health influence the important work of researchers, policymakers, and health educators. View the 3 functions of public health.
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There will always be a need for healthcare services. Whenever we are sick, injured, or struggling (either physically or mentally), we turn to healthcare professionals for a solution. When the COVID-19 pandemic spread throughout the world, we relied on our … Continue reading The Current Healthcare Job Outlook
If there is anything we have learned from the outbreak of COVID-19, it is that we need well-qualified, well-trained public health professionals to help keep us safe. These professionals work tirelessly to prevent the spread of disease, protect the population’s … Continue reading 5 Majors Similar to Public Health You Can Pursue
You’re going to work hard for your master’s degree. Don’t you think your degree should work just as hard for you? Goodwin University’s Master’s in Public Health (MPH) program is offered in three concentrations, designed to help you take control … Continue reading 3 Master’s in Public Health (MPH) Concentrations to Consider for Your Career
You have an interest in public health. You are passionate about helping others, and you want to make sure you’re in a profession that makes a difference. You may be considering public health, also known as community health, as a … Continue reading What is a Community Health Worker?