MPH - Master of Public Health

MPH Career Opportunities

One degree. Endless opportunities. Explore how your public health career outlook could change with West Coast University's MPH program.

Earning your online Master of Public Health degree could open the doors to a wide range of career paths—and the West Coast University Career Services team can help you both prepare for, and explore your options.

We are only as healthy as the world around us. Public Health professionals help assure every aspect of a healthy environment—from available resources to education that modifies behavior, and beyond. That's why a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree offers such rich and diverse public health career options.

The Role of Public Health Professionals: Knowledge is power—as a public health professional, you'll inform, educate, and empower people to address and prevent health issues. This general online public health program gives students the opportunity to test core areas of public health—and helps prepare graduates for entry-level (Tier I) and supervisory level (Tier II) roles in public health.

  • Monitor, research, and evaluate community health to identify and solve problems.
  • Identify and investigate problems and health hazards impacting health in the community.
  • Align the community to take action—engaging partners to address health problems.
  • Make plans that support individual and community health efforts.
  • Protect health and ensure safety by making sure laws are enforced.
  • Connect people with resources—ensuring health services are available.
  • Play a role in policy—ensuring a level of competency for the community's health care workforce.

WCU Career Services offers career planning advice, assistance with everything from resume writing and interview preparation to job leads and more. While we can't guarantee employment, we can help you prepare to make the most of every public health career opportunity. It's one-stop support—before and after graduation—to help you advance your career.

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