Career Outlook

Careers in academia, such as schools of:

  • Public Health
  • Medicine
  • Health Sciences
  • Other academic institutions

Research roles and positions outside of academia, such as:

  • Leadership positions in local, state, and federal agencies, and international governmental institutions, including ministries of health
  • Research scientists with federal agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, National Institutes of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as in private industry
  • Research scientists and leaders of philanthropic foundations such as the American Cancer Society and American Heart Association
  • Directors and program officers for international organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank
  • Epidemiologists for local and federal agencies as well as international governmental institutions, or Directors of nongovernmental agencies and consulting organizations.