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What can I do with a degree in Public Health and Wellness?

Common careers and average salaries pursued by graduates with degrees in wellness are listed below. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic estimates that the growth rate of these jobs is 16% or higher, which they describe as "much faster than average."

Health Educator - $45,000 Community Services Manager - $64,000
Worksite Wellness Manager - $70,000 Health/Wellness Coach - $45,000
Public Health Researcher - $68,000 Child Life Specialist - $51,000
Certified Diabetes Educator - $62,000  






Our graduates are employed as coordinators and directors of worksite wellness programs, community-based organizations (such as the YMCA), hospital-based wellness programs for patients and the community, and health-care research organizations. Some additional possible job opportunities:

  • Health Educator
  • Public Health Coordinator
  • Policy/Advocacy Fellow
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Healthcare Service Evaluator
  • Community Health Worker
  • Health Project Manager
  • Health Resercher Analyst
  • Global Health Advocate
  • Emergency Field Operations Coordinator