Public Health Careers

psychology majors may be interested in careers in public healthPublic Health is the science of protecting the safety and improving the health of communities through education, policy making and research for disease and injury prevention (e.g., health assessments, conducting research on air-quality sampling, responding to calls at a AIDS hotline, serve with the Peace Corps or Americorps). Scroll through the public health careers available at each education level below. Click here to see all careers in public health.


Public Health Careers that Require a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Most careers in Public Health require a Masters or Phd. However, there are some jobs in this field that can be obtained with a BA/BS. Click here to see all bachelor level careers in public health or scroll through them individually below.


Public Health Careers that Require a Graduate Degree

There are five general areas of public health people go into. Click here to view these areas on a single page, or browse through them individually below.