Doctorate Degree in Public HealthMany accredited universities now offer campus-based or online doctoral degree programs in public health. Public health graduate students have the option of specializing in health education, epidemiology, public health promotion, or another specialty.
The following are common courses taught in public health doctoral and PhD programs:
- Public health ethics and laws
- Evaluation and implementation of public health policies
- Financial management and economic issues relating to public health
- Policy and program analysis
- Public Health Awareness and Promotion
Numerous positions in healthcare and social work are available for graduates of public health doctoral programs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth in public health related fields is projected to grow quicker than the average for all other careers over the next decade. Administration jobs in public health will be particularly desirable, since they typically offer sizable salaries. According to the Medical Group Management Association, the median annual salary for administrators managing health clinics with just under 30 health professionals is over $130,000.
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