Doctor of Public Health in Leadership

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People who maintain a DrPH degree typically pursue high level professional positions in public health practice. The degree prepares students to apply advanced public health concepts and analytical skills to problem solving at the leadership level. Example employment positions of students in the DrPH program include the following:

  • City Health Commissioner for a mid-sized state health department;
  • Public Health Advisors for a federal health agency;
  • Chief Medical Officer for a large county health department;
  • Deputy Director of a large county health department;
  • Program Managers for large state health departments;
  • Vice President of an environmental consulting firm;
  • Director of Research for a large non-profit health entity;
  • Chief of Operations for a large state health department;
  • Policy Analysts for a large federal health entity;
  • Epidemiologists for state and federal health agencies.

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