Current professionals – Individuals who are currently employed within public health or the health care system. These individuals often want to earn the M.P.H. to advance with their current employment or to support their leadership role and experiences with formal education.
Career changers – The M.P.H. degree allows students who have work experience in another field to bridge the gap into a successful career in public health.
Recent college graduates – The M.P.H. degree offers significant opportunities for students just out of undergraduate school. With the non-traditional course format, recent grads can use their daytime hours to begin working full or part-time, volunteer with public health organizations, participate in research with M.P.H. faculty and study.
Clinical dual degree students – Clinical students often find a degree in M.P.H. to be beneficial for their future career. A clinical dual degree prepares the students to work with patients one-on-one, but the M.P.H. prepares students to affect the health of a community.
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