Graduates of this associate degree may work within public health in administration or entry-level roles such as community health worker, healthcare administrator, health informatics specialist or health educator.
Students may consider pursuing a Bachelor in Public Health while working, to open the door to a wider variety of careers in public health and provide upward mobility in their career field. After earning a bachelor degree, students may also choose to work toward a Master in Public Health.
This degree allows students to transition into a community health role or healthcare administration role. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects employment of community health workers to grow 13 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations. According to the BLS, the median annual wage for health education specialists was $55,220 in May 2019.
Students who choose to earn a bachelor’s degree in Public Health may work in other roles such as a research assistant, biostatistician, or environmental engineer.
Professionals in public health work in a variety of settings such as:
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
Sources of aid:
Classes are asynchronous, some classes are in a 7-week format some are in a 14-week format. You can log on anytime 24/7 to complete your coursework. Some, but not all tests are proctored using exam proctoring software.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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