Careers & Alumni

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The Online MPH program equips its students with the skills and competencies to be successful in the field of public health. Our alumni work as leaders in health care, government, academia, nonprofits and industry throughout the United States and the world.

alumni statistic graphics: 700+ alumni; alumni working in 8 countries & 23 states; 50%25 employed in Washington state

alumni employment by area pie chart: Employment by Area Pie Chart: 32%25 health care organizations, clinics or hospitals; 24%25 government (state, local, federal or tribal agencies; 14%25 schools and universities; 13%25 pharmaceutical companies, insurers and research firms; 12%25 nonprofit community organizations or foundations; 5%25 non-health private sector

Diverse Job Opportunities

An MPH is a versatile degree that prepares you for a variety of roles. Nearly all our alumni are employed in the public health field. About a third work in health care organizations, clinics and hospitals. About a fourth are employed at federal, state, local or tribal agencies. The remainder hold positions at colleges and universities; at pharmaceutical, insurance or research firms; or in nonprofits or the private sector. 

Some sample job titles include:

  • Chief executive officer
  • Infection preventionist
  • Medical director
  • Program manager
  • Public health consultant 
  • Research manager

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