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Belmont’s Public Health graduates are in high demand!

The public health field works to prevent and mitigate health risks in the general public. This differs from the typical approach to healthcare, which focuses on personally treating sick or injured individuals. Public health combines many different disciplines and supports occupations in diverse scientific, medical, research, and government settings.  In May 2021, the White House announced a $7.4 billion investment aimed at recruiting public health workers and supporting the expansion of state and local public health departments. The funding is poised to create tens of thousands of public health jobs.

Careers in Public Health

Potential careers include roles in: 

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics and Informatics
  • Communications
  • Community Health
  • Health Education and Promotion
  • Environmental Health
  • Global Health
  • Health Policy
  • Health Care Administration
  • Social and Behaviorial Health 
Recent graduates have gone on to careers in consulting, policy, health care marketing and nonprofit work.