As heath care changes are implemented, opportunities for careers in public health are expected to grow over the next ten years. At Calvin, you’ll not only be trained in big-picture health concepts, but also in specific areas based on your career goals. A degree in public health can lead to job opportunities including:
- Research epidemiologist
- Health educator
- Medical social worker
- Legislative policy advisor
- Restaurant inspector
- Occupational health and safety technician
- Communications specialist
- Federal environmentalist
- Tropical disease specialist
- Public health lawyer
- Nurse educator
A degree in public health at Calvin will equip you to go directly into the workforce—or, to take the next step with a graduate degree. Upon graduation from Calvin, you’ll be able to:
- Apply biostatistical skills to address population-wide needs.
- Assess how biological, psychological, social and cultural factors impact disease production and health promotion. Then, think through how to minimize and prevent that disease.
- Understand public health from a global perspective in developing countries.