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A bachelor’s degree in Public Health can help you explore career paths in health and fitness. Potential job positions include:

  • Public Health Educator for Local Health Department
  • Community Health Educator in a Hospital Setting
  • Health or Patient Educator for Voluntary Health Agency
  • Nursing Home Activities Director
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Epidemiologist
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Health and Safety Educator
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Equipment and Supply Representative
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Tobacco Prevention Director
  • Environmentalist for Local Health Department
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Wellness Program Director
  • Worksite Health Promotion Manager

Note: Some careers require certifications or advanced training after graduation.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of Human Services is expected to grow 10.48%, adding more than 198,000 job openings, by 2024. This is faster than the average for all occupations. The average median wage is $46,500; although compensation varies from state to state and position to position.

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