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Public Health Careers

Beyond Boise State

Career opportunities for every student.

Prepare to address community health-related challenges and promote positive social change with an online Bachelor of Science in Public Health. Gain hands-on experience in your intended career field, develop your leadership skills and network with other learners across the country.

Are you ready to get started? Contact a student success coach to learn more about the public health program at Boise State University.

What can I do with this degree?

The following statistics are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor:

Possible Careers

  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Community Health Specialist
  • Health Educator
  • Public Health Analyst
  • Health Services Director
  • Behavioral Health Care Managers
  • Practice Manager
  • Policy Analyst

Projected New Jobs

  • 12% job growth from 2021-2031.

Median Salary

  • $48,860 annually or $23.49 hourly.

Degree Outcomes

Upon graduation, every student will have achieved the following competencies:

  • Connect the history and philosophy of public health to today’s public health issues.
  • Understand and explain how public health systems work and how they deliver health services.
  • Be able to analyze the factors that impact human health and contribute to health disparities and make evidence-based decisions.
  • Know how to assess, plan, implement and evaluate public health programs that promote health and disease prevention through public health systems.
  • Be able to communicate and use teamwork to inform and engage colleagues, policymakers, and community members to address pertinent public health issues.
  • Apply critical thinking, communication, and analytical skills to implement public health programs in a variety of settings and follow ethical and legal best practices.

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