Maternal and Child Health SpecialistMaternal and child health specialists organize programs to make healthcare services for children and women more accessible. They also conduct research to learn about health conditions for women and children worldwide, analyze government programs to determine their efficiency, and oversee volunteer initiatives.
Career Training and Education
Every student enrolled in a maternal and child health bachelor's program must complete 1 course in each of these areas: behavioral sciences and health education, environmental health, health services administration, biostatistics, and epidemiology. Students earning master's degrees must complete additional classes.
Contact the Association of Schools of Public Health to learn more about careers in maternal and child health.
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