Regardless of U.S. labor market conditions, one constant holds true: Education boosts earnings and reduces unemployment.
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers(NACE) investing in a master’s degree can pay big dividends when it comes to starting salaries.
The NACE Summer 2021 Salary Survey report found that individuals with an MPH had an average starting salary of $60,624. In contrast the average starting salary for bachelor’s holders was $44,017, a difference of 38%
People with an MPH earn
*National job opportunities data is based on national medians and figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational outlook handbook.
*Local job opportunities data is based on estimated base pay and figures from Indeed.com.
A master of public health (MPH) is an interdisciplinary graduate degree designed to build a variety of immediately applicable skills in a range of areas, including epidemiology, health policy, biostatistics, and program planning and evaluation.
MPH students explore a variety of health behaviors, cultural and lifestyle choices, and community challenges that influence public health.
An MPH degree offers an impressive variety of career paths. If you are passionate about the health industry, an MPH can position you to take on exciting new roles and play an important part in maintaining the health and safety of your community.
MPH graduates go on to hold positions in:
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