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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES

 Career Paths

The health care field is enjoying an explosion of career opportunities, with an overall job growth of 29% predicted in the next decade for all health service professions (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). 

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook  includes information on a variety of health care related fields. The handbook provides specific information related to median pay, education, job demand, and growth outlook. 
PHS Graduates have gone on to successful careers in the following areas:

BS in Health Management

  • Executive Director of a specialty medical group
  • Tobacco Educator
  • Group Insurance Counselor at a dialysis clinic
  • Engagement Leader, Integration Architect at medical technology organization
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planner at local health department
  • Admissions Coordinator for health facility
  • Administrator at a long term care facility
  • Medical Research at chronic condition not for profit organization
  • Development Officer at not for profit organization


BS in Health Science

  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Physical Therapy
  • Medical Doctor
  • Medical Device Sales
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
     

Professional Organizations and

Job Search Databases 

A number of online resources (see below) are available to assist in the search for employment after graduation and provide students with information regarding groups and organizations related to the practice, community and profession.

Government Agencies

Professional Organizations

Job Postings