Careers & Salary

Careers in Health Policy

Healthcare occupations and industries are expected to have the fastest employment growth and to add the most jobs between 2014 and 2024, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in December 2015. This field is expected to grow by 17 percent.

Students who complete our Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Health Policy, are able to seek jobs as research program managers, research assistants, or research support staff within health policy-related organization and the not-for profit sector.

Opportunities include:

-- Policy Analyst
-- Health Services Administrator
-- Research Assistant

Salary Information for Graduates

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for medical and health services managers was $96,540 in May 2016. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $56,970, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $172,240.
Reference: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition



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