Public Health

Public HealthCareer/Job Title- Health educator, health services analyst, hospital/managed care administrator, outreach worker, research project coordinator, program analyst/evaluation specialist, grants management, global health, environmental health specialist, IRB/regulatory manager

 

Potential Jobs- Local, state, or federal health department, education, health service delivery organizations, hospital administration, program evaluation, research, community-based organization, health insurance companies, pharmaceutical/medical equipment companies, private foundations, Department of Environmental Protection, universities.

 

Recommended Courses Beyond HDFS

PUBH- 1001: Introduction to Public Health, 3001: Introduction to Epidemiology
ANTH-  3302: Medical Ecology, 3325: Introduction to Global Health
AH- 1100:Introduction to Allied Health Professions
PSYCH- 3105: Heath Psychology
SOCI- 3451: Sociology of Health
COMM- 4700: Health Communication
WGSS- 3453: Women and Health

 

Potential Internships/Fieldwork

HHS
Department of Public Health
CDC
Hospitals
Education system
Hartford based CBOs

 

Advanced Degrees

MPH, MA, PhD, MSW, JD (health law), MPA (Masters Public Health Administration), MBA (focus on hospital administration), MD

 

Important Resources

Schools of Public Health
Careers in Public Health
Public Health Jobs

Rollins School of Public Health