Careers: Associate of Science in Public Health

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What can you do with a degree in public health?

The associate degree in public health is an open access pathway to a bachelor’s degree in public health.

What is next after graduation with an associate degree in public health?

Students are strongly encouraged to continue their education in public health with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health to open the door to a wider variety of careers. After earning a bachelor degree, students may also choose to work toward a Master in Public Health.

Employment opportunities for graduates

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects employment of community health educator to grow 13 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations.

Students who choose to earn a bachelor’s degree in public health may work in roles such as community health educator, employee wellness coordinator, or environmental health educator.

Professionals in public health work in a variety of settings such as:

  • Healthcare organizations
  • Health insurance companies
  • Retail organizations
  • Educational institutions
  • Government roles within the health department or in disaster readiness

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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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