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Test drive the MPH program

Not sure if the MPH is the right fit? You can take up to two classes as a non-degree seeking student without enrolling in the program. This allows you to test the program to see if it's right for you.

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Career opportunities in a high-growth field

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 37% increase in public health employment opportunities.

If you're interested in a career in a high-growth field, consider this: the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that public health employment opportunities will increase 37% between 2010 and 2020. This increase in demand is due to efforts to reduce healthcare costs by improving healthy behaviors.

In addition to excellent employment prospects, the public health field is very broad, meaning it's easy for you to find your niche based on what you're passionate about. Public health professionals are employed in such varied areas as healthcare, government, religious-affiliated institutions, grant making, civic and professional organizations, social assistance, and education.

What makes the UIndy MPH different?

UIndy's MPH program is applied, or professional, rather than research-based. This means that throughout your courses, you'll have hands-on opportunities that prepare you for a multitude of positions in the many employment arenas of public health.

Potential career opportunities in public health include:

  • Global Immunization Specialist
  • Public Health Supervisor
  • Epidemiologist
  • Director of Quality Improvement
  • Project Manager
  • Director of Grant Programs
  • Program Manager or Director
  • Health Program Officer
  • Health Promotion Coordinator