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Where Can I Work with a Public Health Degree?

Where Can I Work with a Public Health Degree?

Because the field of public health is so broad, where you work and what you do is as varied as the field.  You can work in local, state or national government, in academia, in the non-profit sector, in non-governmental organizations, or in private companies.  You can work in the pharmaceutical industry, clinical laboratories, state health departments, international relief organizations, health care systems, universities, or even large non-health related manufacturing companies.  Here are some examples of potential employers of a public health practitioner:

  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • US Food and Drug Administration
  • Salt Lake Valley Health Department
  • Utah Department of Health
  • Salt Lake City School District
  • American Red Cross
  • Catholic Relief Services
  • International Rescue Committee
  • University of Utah
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • ARUP Laboratories
  • Myriad Genetics
  • Amgen
  • Intermountain Health
  • Kennecott Mining
  • Delta Air Lines