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25 Awesome Jobs to Have with a Graduate Public Health Degree

There are many cool jobs found in the Public Health arena, but here are 25 of most awesome jobs to have:

  1. Clinical Trials Monitoring Specialist - The Clinical Trials Monitoring Specialist monitors all clinical trials at an organization. They make sure the trials are safe by making sure all rules and regulations are being followed.
  2. Environmental Radiation Specialist - Environmental Radiation Specialists assess and analyze doses of radiation in eliminating radioactive materials. They also help in policy by reviewing regulations and making sure they conform to the law on all levels of the government.
  3. Policy and Research Analyst - Policy and Research Analysts work to identify the complex problems in public health and to develop the policies to solve those problems. Policy and Research Analysts work in government regulatory organizations and policy research firms.
  4. Epidemiologist - Epidemiology is the field that studies health-related events and their causes in society. It is a very broad field that is, of course, research-centric. The average annual salary for Epidemiologists is between $38,175 and $136,237 and is dependent on the position and employer.
  5. Public Health Educator - An educator in public health has direct contact with the public. They develop programs and information sessions to educate the public on health issues and illnesses and ways to prevent and control them. They work for schools, health departments and other government entities. The salary is heavily dependent on the area of employment and who you are employed by.
  6. Public Health Inspector - The Public Health Inspector inspects establishments to ensure their compliance with all health and safety laws and codes. A Public Health Inspector usually reports to a Public Health Sanitarian.
  7. Medical Investigator - A medical investigator investigates medical claims as well as medical issues related to a particular event. Medical investigators can work for many different government agencies as well as hospitals and private firms. The annual salary varies based upon place of employment.
  8. Principal Research Associate - The Principal Research Associate, also known as a Senior Research Associate, is the head of the research department of an organization. They delegate assignments, oversee the research of the other researchers and, overall, manage the research department.
  9. Legislative Policy Advisor - Legislative Policy Advisors are more political in nature than other policy advisors. These policy advisors generally work closely with lobbyists and regulatory agencies.
  10. Health Services Project Administrator - The Health Services Project Administrator reports to a project manager or director, but oversees a health services project from start to finish. This job is very time-sensitive, so it is not for those who don't work well with deadlines.
  11. Health Policy Specialist - Health Policy Specialists handle the task of pinpointing problems in public health and coming up with the solutions to those problems. Health Policy Specialists work for government organizations, hospitals and even non-profit organizations.
  12. Research Scientist - A research scientist researches issues dealing with Public Health. They put together the information to present to their superiors for giving out to the public concerning illnesses and diseases.
  13. Virologist - The Virologist researches the characteristics of all microscopic organisms. Virologists also study the connection between microscopic organisms and diseases, as well as how medical treatments affect them.
  14. Management Policy Advisor - The Management Policy Advisor handles the financial aspects of public health policy. Management Policy Advisors work in both the public and private sectors. While just having an MPH degree is all that is required to get a job as a Management Policy Advisor, most would find a dual degree with a Masters of Business Administration would come in handy for their career.
  15. Sanitary Engineer - The Sanitary Engineer is the one who designs and implements construction and operating plans for systems like waste disposal (both hazardous and non-hazardous), sewage, water systems, etc. Sanitary engineers work for companies, ensuring that all sanitary regulations are being met.
  16. Outreach Worker - The Outreach Worker is the one who goes out into the community to inspire and educate the people on public health. Public Health needs community outreach workers to further the public health causes.
  17. Public Health Nutritionist - Those who work in the field of Nutrition are responsible for identifying problem areas in a person's diet and helping them formulate a plan to correct those problem areas.
  18. Clinical Data Manager - Clinical Data Managers oversee the data in a healthcare research program. This includes, but is not limited to: design, collection, processing, storage and retrieval.
  19. Environmental Specialist - The environmental specialist makes sure that a company or organization is compliant with all environmental and health regulations. They also help plan and implement emergency response plans in case of an environmental hazard or outbreak.
  20. Biostatistician - Biostatisticians are, to put it simply, statisticians who work in the healthcare field. They handle research, set statistical parameters for studies and analyze data for issues in public health.
  21. Biomedical Laboratory worker - The worker in a biomedical laboratory is responsible for collecting and analyzing biomedical samples given to them by a hospital or other official entity.
  22. Hospital Administrator - A hospital administrator oversees the behind the scenes aspects of a hospital. They handle financial duties as well as patient care and concerns.
  23. Communicable Disease Prevention Specialist - The Communicable Disease Prevention Specialist probes into the causes of communicable diseases. They also study the effects that communicable diseases have on society and how to prevent the communicable diseases from happening.
  24. Healthcare Consultant - A healthcare consultant is mainly a job dealing with the public. You provide consulting services either to a person or provide it in court testimony. Healthcare consultants can either work for a consulting firm or independently.
  25. Worksite Wellness Program Coordinator - The Worksite Wellness Program Coordinator comes up with a plan to make worksites and all of their policies and procedures promote public health. It is not necessary to have an MPH degree to be a Worksite Wellness Program Coordinator, but having the degree cannot hurt as the coordinator needs to have knowledge of public health issues and needs to have managerial experience.
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