Careers and Further Education

Following completion of the Applied Health Science degree, our graduates are well-positioned to go directly into a successful career, or further advance their education. 


Because Applied Health Science is a growing and evolving field, our graduates will have flexibility in career options. Overall employment of health education specialists and related occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Health Education Specialist Occupational Outlook

Current employment and wage statistics

Graduates will be prepared for roles in a varity of settings including: governmental agencies, private and voluntary health organizations, health care facilities, businesses,  hospitals and nonprofit organizations.

An example of career titles, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, include:

continue your Education

For those who want to continue their education, graduates of the Appled Health Science program will be qualifed to apply to content-specific Certificate programs, Master's of Public Health programs, or Doctoral programs. Examples of advanced degrees include: global health, gerontology, healthcare management, biostatistics, sexual & reproductive health and addiction intervention, safety management, eepidemiology, infectious disease control, environmental health, violence prevention, global health, and other issues that affect health and safety. Graduate program eligibility will vary by graduate school and/or program.

Those considering further education are encouraged to seek out information from the Career Development Center but also consult with their academic advisor.