Master's in Public Health (MPH) Career Opportunities

Find a great job opportunity with a master's degree in Public Health

mph career paths

Gain the insight and tools necessary to advance your career and compete in today's highly competitive job market. This program will teach you how to tackle a range of public health issues from acute and chronic illnesses to lifestyle and health behavior change, including maternal and child health, the opioid epidemic, Medicare for all, influenza, obesity, and emerging health issues.

Choose from three concentrations:

  • Community Health
  • Global Health
  • Health Policy and Management

Our MPH program promotes equity, inquiry, health, and well-being, as well as the development of highly skilled leaders who become public hospital administrators, policy makers, public health directors, community leaders, and more.

With three concentrations to choose from, your MPH will enable you to meet your personal and professional development goals.

Prepare for a rewarding career as:

  • Biostatistician
  • Community health nurse
  • Congressional staffer
  • Environmental health officer
  • Epidemiologist
  • Public health officer
  • Health promotion specialist
  • Non-profit executive director
  • Public health traveling nurse
  • Researcher

Career areas

  • Emergency management
  • Healthcare administration
  • Health insurance companies
  • Public health education

Healthcare settings offering administrative and management positions

  • Clinics
  • Government agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Mental health facilities
  • Nursing homes
  • State and local health departments

The benefits of two universities

This is a joint program offered by Goodwin University and University of Bridgeport. You will learn alongside fellow students from both universities and share experiences in a richly diverse learning environment. Upon completion, your master's degree will list both universities.

Lifetime career services for our MPH program graduates

Our Career Services team and extensive network of employers are here to provide you a lifetime of career placement and counseling support. The Career Services team is here to help you with resume and cover letter writing assistance, networking, workshops, mock interviewing, individual counseling, career fairs, and more. Our job isn't finished until our MPH program graduates are in careers they love.

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