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Where Do MPH Graduates Work?

Graduates with public health degrees work in a variety of settings.

Pie chart with percentages of where graduates work.

26% work in health care delivery in roles as administrators, compliance or regulation officers, evaluation specialists, health educators, data analysts, or operations managers.

24% work in government public health roles with federal agencies such as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC, or the U.S. Public Health Service; or in state, county or city public health departments throughout the U.S.

20% work in community-based organizations or health advocacy groups.

30% work in research firms, medical device companies, pharmaceutical companies, data management or informatics businesses, managed care or health insurance organizations.

Sources: ASPPH Data Center; Public Health WINS Survey, University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions Graduate Outcomes.

Occupational Outlook for Public Health Jobs

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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