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Charleston Southern University > Public Health > Public Health Careers


The field of public health is broad, offering many professional pathways to positively contribute to the overall health and well-being of society. The following list represents a sample of the career opportunities in the field of Public Health:

  • Community Health Educator
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Environmental Educator/ Inspector
  • Epidemiologist
  • Family Planning Educator
  • Fitness Director
  • Health Advocate and Policy Analyst
  • Health Coach
  • Health Marketing Coordinator
  • Program Specialist
  • Health Resource Specialist
  • Medical Supply or Pharmaceutical Sales Rep
  • Nutritionist I (DHEC/WIC)
  • Patient Educator
  • Prevention Specialist
  • Senior Services Coordinator
  • Social Services Coordinator
  • Teen Outreach Coordinator
  • Women's Health Program Coordinator/ Specialist
  • Worksite Safety Educator
  • Worksite Wellness Coordinator
  • Youth Educator/ Outreach Coordinator

A Public Health degree also provides individuals with a strong academic foundation to pursue graduate education in the health fields. It is also appropriate for students interested in graduate degrees in social work, counseling, or specialty, clinical fields such as occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, nursing, chiropractic care, or physicians’ assistant training.