A private comprehensive liberal arts college in Salt Lake City, UT, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in liberal arts and professional programs. Website
Careers in Public Health

Careers in Public Health

Public health graduates work at the Centers for Disease Control, Utah Department of Health, Intermountain Healthcare, the World Health Organization, Salt Lake Valley Health Department, the University of Utah, Myriad Genetics, ARUP, Pfizer, the American Red Cross, and many other health-related organizations. They investigate outbreaks of food-borne diseases, manage large health-related organizations, educate children on health lifestyles, market anti-smoking messages to the public, monitor outbreaks of cryptosporidium in swimming pools, lobby the legislature on health-related issues, research environmental toxins and cancer, inspect restaurants for proper hygiene, and assure a healthy and safe environment for factory workers. Public health is a challenging and ever-changing field, where creativity combined with analytic skills are needed to make sense of the sometimes complex relationships between various factors that affect your health.