A Master of Public Health is an esteemed degree, valuable in a variety of health care occupations. It is a requirement in many public health positions
- Salt Lake City, United States
- Program Type:
- Full Degree
- Degree Level:
- Public Health
- Program Description:
- A Master of Public Health is an esteemed degree, valuable in a variety of health care occupations. It is a requirement in many public health positions and preferred for others. Perhaps most importantly, those who hold the degree can anticipate continued growth in career opportunities over the next decade due to new roles in the emerging health care system. The field of public health is charged with the maintenance and promotion of high quality health standards in the community. Included are federal, state and local health and environmental organizations. The public health practice comprises, but is not limited to, health care and research including biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health policy and planning, mental health and population studies. Identifying needs and administering programs to meet those needs is the province of the public health administrator.