So, you have a passion for making a difference in the world? Awesome! Fortunately, there are many great career paths that you can take to get into a position where you are making a difference in people’s lives—and helping to … Continue reading Public Health vs. Clinical Health: Which Career Path is Right for You?
If you are seeking an advanced career that will help the greater good and make an impact in your community, then the field of public health could be a great fit for you. A career in public health is not only admirable, … Continue reading Master’s in Global Health vs. Public Health: Which is Right for You?
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?
Communities all over the world are confronted with health risks, and we are not just talking about the current COVID-19 pandemic. Across the globe, communities are facing threats like air pollution, obesity, malnutrition, natural disasters, drug overdoses, and chronic disease … Continue reading What You Can Do with a Community Health Degree
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 at a job not just as … Continue reading Master’s in Community Health vs. Master’s in Public Health: Is There a 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. No matter your public health goal, you know that a Master’s … Continue reading 7 Questions to Ask Your Future MPH Program
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 to decide where to earn your Master’s in Public … Continue reading How to Choose a Top 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
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. These professionals have been providing us all with … Continue reading How Long Does it Take to Get a Master’s in Public Health (MPH)?
Public health professionals are needed today more than ever. There is no question – especially since the outbreak of COVID-19 – that we require skilled, knowledgeable people working in our healthcare system. If you have felt a calling to work … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Public Health School for You
Community health education is an important part of our world today. In fact, if the year 2020 has taught us anything, it is that community health education is a vital part of our society. The outbreak of COVID-19 – a … Continue reading The Importance of Community Health Education – and Where You Might Fit In
With the recent spread of COVID-19 — a pandemic that has caused a global economic shut down and thousands of hospitalizations — public health is more relevant and critical than ever. And as a result, public health professionals are in … Continue reading Why is Public Health Important?
Now, more than ever before, the public health field is booming. The global outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has upended our world as we know it. Not only has the virus — labeled a pandemic by the World Health … Continue reading The Public Health Job Outlook 2020
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
In 2020, we’re currently facing an array of nationwide public health epidemics: drug overdose, obesity, food safety, heart disease, mental illness, pollution, and chronic stress are just a few. It is the job of public health professionals – such as … Continue reading 5 Public Health Documentaries Students Don’t Want to Miss
Every day, there are news stories about health epidemics affecting millions of people. Between climate change and childhood obesity, there are a wide range of public health concerns shaking our populations. Thanks to the advancements of modern medicine and technology, … Continue reading The Top 10 Public Health Concerns of 2020
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