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Career Opportunities and Graduate Competencies

Graduate Competencies
  1. Collect and analyze population-based data to solve problems in public health
  2. Study the patterns of disease in human populations
  3. Determine the social and behavioral determinants of health
  4. Develop, administer and evaluate public health programs and policies for social change
  5. Collect, manage and present public health information
  6. Manage and lead others for collaborative problem solving, decision-making, accountability and program development and evaluation
  7. Demonstrate ethical choices, values and professional practices
  8. Recognize system-level decisions and/or actions and how they affect the relationships among individuals, groups, organizations and communities

Students who successfully complete this degree program are eligible to sit for the national certification exam to become Certified Health Education Specialists.

Career Opportunities