Public and One Health Career Options

There is strong demand for professionals with bachelor’s-level public health training and this employment demand is projected to increase both regionally and nationally. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected change in job placement opportunities for public health professionals over the next decade is expected to grow faster than the national average for other professional fields.

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  • Disease Intervention Specialist
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Physician (MD or DO required)
  • Veterinarian (DVM required)
  • Public Health Educator
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Clinical or Laboratory Research Associate
  • Health Data Analyst
  • Emergency/Disaster Preparedness Specialist
  • Health Program Analyst
  • Health Policy Analyst
  • Global Health Biosecurity or Biosafety Associate/Specialist
  • Global Health Program Manager or Project Assistant
  • Epidemiologist (MPH required)
  • Biostatistician (MPH required)
  • Animal Health Technician
  • Animal Care Inspector
  • Pharmacist (Pharm D required)
  • Dentist (DMD or DDS required)
  • Public Health Lawyer (JD required)
  • Infection Prevention and Control Specialist (graduate studies may be required)
  • Food Inspector
  • Public Health or Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Technician
  • Population Health Manager
  • Social or Human Services Worker
  • Community Health Worker
  • Research Scientist (human, animal, or environmental health)
  • Public Health Research Analyst
  • Nonprofit Program Officer/Director
  • Environmental Technician
  • Behavioral Scientist/Health Worker
  • Mental Health Researcher/Worker
  • Food Security Program Manager or Project Assistant
  • Prevention Specialist
  • Disability Specialist
  • Occupational Health Specialist
  • Consumer Safety Officer
  • Air Force or Army Public Health Officer (graduate studies required)
  • Instructor in Public Health
    (Teaching license or graduate studies required)
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Health Economist (graduate studies required) Public Health or Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Bachelor of Science in Public and One Health (B.S. PAOH)