Resources

There is a wealth of information on the internet for students and professionals of public health. In this section we’ve compiled resources, links and articles around what it takes to pursue a career in public health and also what to look for once you’re in.

  • Masters in Public Administration Salary Outlook
    There has been significant growth in the nonprofit sector, and it does not look like it will slow down soon. In fact, the 2013 Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey showed that 44% of all nonprofit …
  • 10 Awesome Informational Interview Questions
    “Ask me about my salary I know you did not just” An informational interview is defined as a meeting you arrange with a professional in a field you are trying to learn more about. For …
  • Why The MPH Was Right For Me – Ramon Llamas
    Before I can “connect the dots,” as Steve Jobs eloquently described it in a commencement ceremony speech at Stanford many moons ago, I should first give you a bit of background on me. A …
  • Top 5 Online MPH Colleges
    If you are thinking about going to college to earn your Master’s degree in public health (MPH), you are making a smart career decision. The demand for public health professionals continues to be on …
  • How SOPHAS Can Make Applying for Your MPH Program Easier
    Are you thinking about applying to a university to earn your Masters degree in public health? If so, there are many excellent programs from which to choose. However, the application process for each …
  • Benefits of Public Health Mentoring for Professionals
    Public Health Practice and Professional Development In 2003, the Public Health Practice Program Office identified 6 elements to consider for developing a sustainable and competent workforce to …
  • MHA Healthcare Administration Salary Outlook
    If you have an interest in healthcare but would prefer to find a job as a manager, executive, or administrator, then you might consider obtaining a master’s degree in healthcare administration …
  • How to Choose Best MPP Degree
    If you have completed a degree in an area such as politics, you may have already studied towards public policy in some way. For those who haven’t, however, public policy is the area of …
  • How to Choose Best MPA Degree
    A Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree provides aspiring students with the opportunity to pursue an exciting and fulfilling career. By earning an MPA, it is possible for people from all …
  • Top 50 Public Health Schools
    Check out our list of the top 50 schools for public health if you are considering getting your Master’s of Public Health (MPH), or another public health degree, online. Featured Online MPH Programs …
  • 5 Awesome Scholarships For Masters In Public Health Students
    Achieving your dreams and completing a graduate program in the field of public health is definitely possible, but for some students this can cause some financial hardship in other areas of life, and …
  • Public Health for Social Workers: Helping People & Communities
    A public health social worker helps people and communities to deal with health related problems in their lives and communities. Some of the common roles of the public health social worker include: …
  • Public Health Grads: Don’t Be Afraid Of Secondary Job Markets
    Many university students opt to enroll in these public health courses because they often allow them to obtain better positions and get much higher salaries once they graduate. The problem with this, …
  • Public Health vs Epidemiology
    There are many different areas of medicine and health. There are so many, in fact, that many people feel quite overwhelmed with their concentration options if they want to have a career in the health …
  • Top 5 MBA MPH Joint Degree Programs
    MBA MPH joint degree programs allow students to achieve their master of business administration as well as their master of public health degrees in a joint course track that allows them to obtain …
  • Best Online MPH Degree Programs
    If you are considering getting your Master’s of Public Health (MPH), or another public health degree, one of the best options for your education is to get your public health education online. With …
  • Anatomy of an Epidemiology Degree
    Epidemiology is a very important area of medicine that has to do with investigating the transmission, cause, treatment, and prevention of diseases that may affect the population. Epidemiologists …
  • The 5 Best Crowdfunding Sites to Turn to for Research Funding
    Kickstarter is the king of crowdfunding, but it’s not a good fit for most research projects. Kickstarter is geared toward creative projects, and scientific research doesn’t fit neatly …
  • Best MPH Epidemiology Degree Programs
    The field of epidemiology, like public health overall, is experiencing a strong growth trend. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the field will grow by 10% by 2022, with a median salary of …
  • What is a MHA?
    Earning an MHA (Masters in Healthcare Administration) degree will set you on the path towards being a leader in the field of healthcare. You are likely to get to work in a doctor’s office, …

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