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 If you have the aptitude for biology, statistics, and computer science, then this major may appeal to you. Those who do not excel in these subjects should not read further. The study of bioinformatics employs coursework loaded with the natural sciences, mathematics, and computer science. In preparation for a degree in the field, . . .
The following information is an extension of our article titled-What is a Bachelor's Degree in Biostatistics? As mentioned in that piece, a master's degree will provide more job opportunities in this lucrative field. Some employers prefer individuals with a graduate degree. You can seek a career in the burgeoning field of biostatistics in non-profit companies, . . .
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 There were around 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the private sector in 2017. (US Bureau of Labor Statistics/BLS) There were 5,147 fatalities at work in 2017 in the U.S. Judging from these most recent figures from the BLS-work can kill you. Therefore, there is a need for health and safety . . .
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 . . .
Generally speaking, science and mathematics are closely linked. A student majoring in the life, natural and physical sciences should expect their college curriculum to include a greater quantity of mathematics and math-related coursework than a student of the humanities, communication many other fields of study. However, if you are interested in behavioral science, you might . . .
Generally, the more advanced your degree in behavioral science, the higher your earning potential will be. This broad field of study, which incorporates studies in psychology, applied behavioral analysis, counseling techniques and many more subject areas, can prepare students for many different jobs. A community college education can provide some groundwork to get started in . . .
The field of behavioral science is broad, encompassing everything from psychology and sociology to counseling, behavior analysis and social work. What workers in this field have in common – aside from a desire to improve the lives and circumstances of others – is a focus on the thinking and behavior of individuals, families or groups. . . .