Careers in Public Health

What can you do with a public health degree? A public health degree from the Milken Institute School of Public Health can lead to a wide range of professional opportunities. Below is a sampling of the employment obtained by recent Milken Institute School of Public Health graduates upon degree completion. To read more in-depth career profiles of a wider range of alumni, please explore our Alumni Career Profiles.

Environmental and Occupational Health

Emergency Planner - Virginia Department of Health
Environmental Protection Specialist - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Project Coordinator - Children’s National Medical Center
Senior Consultant - Booz Allen Hamilton

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Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Analytical Epidemiologist - ICF International
Clinical Research Coordinator - Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Patient Centered Medical Home Program Consultant - CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Research Statistician - Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Senior Quality Improvement Analyst - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Specialist, Public Health Preparedness and Response - Association of Public Health Laboratories

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Exercise and Nutritional Science

Director of Strength - National Cathedral School
Head Strength Coach - Rx Strength and Conditioning
Program Associate - Playworks
Senior Exercise Physiologist - Inova Fairfax Hospital
Wellness and Communications Associate - Pernod-Ricard USA
Wellness Coach - Active Health Management

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Global Health

Clinical Research Associate - Abt Associates
Communications and Advocacy Officer - International Vaccine Access Center, Johns Hopkins
Global Health, Economics and Development Research - Associate Council on Foreign Relations
Project Manager - UN World Food Programme
Project Officer for Nutrition and SBCC (Social and Behavior Change Communication) - The Manoff Group
Research Analyst - Social and Scientific Systems

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Health Policy

Associate - Deloitte Consulting
Health Insurance Specialist - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Manager, Government and Regulatory Affairs - Health Share of Oregon
Public Health Analyst - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Research Consultant  - The Lewin Group
Senior Political Action Specialist - American Nurses Association
Senior Research Associate - IMPAQ International

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Health Services Management and Leadership

Business Analyst - CSNI
Clinical Business Development - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Consultant - Ernst & Young
Dedicated Advisor - The Advisory Board Company
Health Care Administrator  - U.S. Navy
Health Systems Specialist - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Prevention and Community Health

Communications Associate - American Institutes of Research
Coordinator of Research and Programs Administration - Prevent Cancer Foundation
Malaria and Child Survival Technical Advisor - Population Services International
Marketing Analyst - Penn, Good and Associates
Nutrition Outreach Specialist - Maryland State Department of Education
Research Associate - FHI360

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