Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Public Health professionals help organizations and entities educate and inform constituents regarding matters of public health in areas such as community health, health administration, strategic planning, epidemiology and planning/preparation/intervention. They serve from a variety of perspectives as leaders, educators, consultants, or analysts in areas such as behavioral health, healthcare/insurance, social work, biostatistics, nursing, and quality improvement.

According to Emsi labor market analytics and economic data1, federal, state, and local governments, managed healthcare/insurance providers, academic research institutions, healthcare systems, and consulting/policy firms are among the top employers of workers with a BS in Public Health. Emsi also confirms some of the top job titles for professionals who have earned this degree include:

  • Infection Preventionists
  • Health Educators
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Epidemiologists, Nurse Epidemiologists
  • Environmental Health Specialists
  • Program Managers, Coordinators
  • Community Health Workers
  • Research Assistants
  • Data, Healthcare Data Analysts
  • Public Health Specialists

In today’s active employment market, there are a variety of skills that are in demand for public health professionals including:

  • Health Administration
  • Health Promotion
  • Medical Records (analysis)
  • Community Outreach
  • Program Development


SOURCE: Emsi Labor Analyst- Report. Emsi research company homepage at https://www.economicmodeling.com/company/ (Report viewed: 2/17/2022). DISCLAIMER: The data provided is for Informational purposes only. Emsi data and analysis utilizes government sources to provide insights on industries, demographics, employers, in-demand skills, and more to align academic programs with labor market opportunities. Cited projections may not reflect local or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth. Current and prospective students should use this data with other available economic data to inform their educational decisions.