As health care changes are implemented, opportunities for careers in public health are expected to grow over the next ten years. At Calvin, you'll not only be trained in big-picture health concepts, but also in specific areas based on your individual career goals.
Preparing you for your future
A degree in public health at Calvin will equip you to go directly into the workforce—or, to take the next step with a graduate degree. Upon graduation from Calvin, you’ll be able to:
public health from a global perspective in developing countries.
how biological, psychological, social and cultural factors impact disease production and health promotion.
biostatistical skills to address population-wide needs.
Careers to consider
A degree in public health can lead you to a variety of careers, including:
- Research epidemioligist
- Health educator
- Community health worker
- Legislative policy advisor
- Restaurant inspector
- Occupational health and safety technician
- Communications specialist
- Federal environmentalist
- Tropical disease specialist
- Public health lawyer
- Nurse educator
- Healthcare management/consulting
- Disaster and Emergency Relief Coordinator
- Midwife or Birthing Assistant
- Community Development Worker