This MPH is a general degree, providing entry-level credentials and basic training for management and leadership positions in public health and the health care fields, one of the fastest growing fields of employment in the nation. The principal focus of the MPH at ECU will be on training a workforce for local and state public health agencies, hospitals and other health and human service providers in North Carolina.
Careers in public health have traditionally included:
These important careers are the backbone of the profession but there are many other careers in fields related to public health.
Other examples are:
People in each of these careers may have an MPH degree.