Health and Society

What can you do with a degree in Health and Society?

Many students ask what kinds of careers are possible for Health and Society majors. Jobs include but are not limited to the following:

  • Health professions: medicine, nursing, PT, physician assistant, dental
  • Public health worker (at local, state, federal levels in the field/community, or in administration)
  • Community health educator
  • Health policy analyst
  • Hospital administrator
  • Clinic support personnel/administrator
  • Clinic director
  • Healthcare navigator
  • Health Center Manager
  • School district community health liaison
  • Case manager
  • CPS field representative
  • Genetic counselor
  • Drug and alcohol dependency care coordinator
  • Health research administrator
  • Recruitment officer for clinical trial research
  • Project coordinator/manager for health research projects
  • Pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Medical social worker
  • Patient service representative
  • Mental health educator
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Health insurance care coordinator
  • Non-profit sector jobs working with at-risk populations, or communities of interest
  • Patient-support advocate/patient navigator
  • Community liaison in the non-profit sector
  • Patient account representative
  • Hospice fieldworker/administrator