What Can You Do With a Public Health Degree?
Build your knowledge of public health to promote positive social change in this online degree completion program. You will learn how to work collaboratively and strategically to improve the health of communities. With the option to go part-time or full time, you can complete the program at a pace that’s right for you.
Public health is an issue that affects us all, and a career in this field offers graduates the opportunity to help to solve some of the world’s most pressing health problems. Boise State’s online public health program prepares you for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) examination to demonstrate your competency and set you apart as a public health professional. There are many options for a successful career in this growing and integral field.
Graduates from the public health program have a lot to tell us about how Boise State prepared them for success. Learn more from our students and alumni.
Where Can You Work?
- Departments of health (state/local state government)
- In the field (food testing, health and safety testing)
- Nonprofit organizations
- Child healthcare facilities
Possible Careers Options
- Public administrator
- Community health worker
- Healthcare administrator
- Policy analyst
- Community outreach coordinator
- Health services manager
- Health officer
- Operations manager
- Public health emergency preparedness coordinator
- Public health program specialist
- Public health information officer