Dentistry is something no person can go without. Demand for doctors of dental medicine and supporting roles exists in every small town on every inhabited continent. Coursework is challenging and rigorous for those who wish to join the dental profession, and yet dental schooling follows a very different path from education in other medical fields. . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is Public Health? As the name implies, it addresses the overall health of communities. People working in this field educate and promote a healthy lifestyle to prevent the spread of disease. Nutrition, alcohol abuse, tobacco use, and vaccinations are all under the purview of public health officials. These professionals examine trends such . . .
IMAGE SOURCE There are sources that state the difference is in how the respective college refers to their degree. This opinion gives the impression the two are synonymous. Other sources state that the Master of Science (MSPH) is an academic degree. Some schools consider the Master of Public Health (MPH) to be a professional degree. . . .
An undergraduate major in this discipline is one of the healthcare degrees that provide job opportunities in the field of public health. Other possibilities are healthcare and public administration, nursing, and informatics. At this level, you have the choice of a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Public Health. Generally, the difference . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Public health, as the name implies, is a concern for the health and welfare of people. Those who work in this profession strive to prevent, improve, and promote a healthy lifestyle. Public health workers encourage activities and programs with the purpose of maintaining healthy individuals within a community. Diet and exercise are two . . .
IMAGE SOURCE The U.S. Bureau of Labor (BLS) reports 101,800 people work as Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians (2016) The job duties of specialists and technicians are similar; however, they are two separate professions. In comparison, there are 303,500 employees in the field of civil engineering (BLS 2016 data). All of these require . . .
IMAGE SOURCE There are science courses in the captioned degree. The number varies according to the school's curriculum. Students considering this major should be prepared to study chemistry, biology, microbiology, physics, anatomy, and physiology. A foundation in some of these sciences begins in high school. At this level, you want to take as many science . . .
Health educator is a fast-growing and fulfilling career path, but attaining it requires a college education. While a bachelor’s degree in health education – the minimum requirement for this career path, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) – isn’t an exceptionally math-intensive program, students should be prepared to take some math . . .
While money is probably not the only factor you are considering in choosing your future career, you need to know that the education and training required for the occupation are worth it and that you will be able to make a living in that occupation. Although the role isn’t considered a lucrative job, health educators . . .