Public Health Careers

Public health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals.

The five core areas of public health (biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health science, health policy and management, and social and behavioral sciences) bring together knowledge and skills from a variety of other disciplines including: business; law; mathematics; physical, life and social sciences; and education.

Public Health Occupations Outlook

ASPPH (Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health)

APHA (American Public Health Association)

U. S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps