Careers

This is an exciting time to pursue a career in environmental and occupational health.

Why?

Because of:

  • increased awareness of physical, biological and chemical hazards in our world
  • greater knowledge of their potential effects on human health-especially the health of children
  • more emphasis on personal and worker safety

This career can provide:

  • An opportunity to make a significant contribution to society
  • A highly competitive salary
  • Professional advancement in research, management, academia, practice or policy development

Job titles of our graduates

  • associate professor, environmental & occupational health
  • bioenvironmental engineer
  • chair, department of epidemiology & biostatistics
  • chair, department of family & preventive medicine
  • chief, risk assessment section
  • chief of operational medicine
  • clinical instructor, pulmonary & critical care medicine
  • clinical cancer research
  • compliance analyst
  • director, executive health program
  • director, occupational safety & health program
  • director, tribal health services
  • educational outreach manager
  • emergency preparedness section supervisor
  • environmental health and safety director
  • environmental health education program manager
  • environmental health director
  • environmental health specialist
  • epidemiologist
  • family practice physician
  • health and safety management specialist
  • health and safety officer
  • health service officer
  • indoor air program coordinator
  • industrial hygienist
  • legislative economist
  • loss control consultant
  • manager, safety and operations training
  • manager, site assessment section
  • medical director
  • occupational health and safety supervisor
  • occupational health physician
  • outreach program manager
  • patent attorney
  • pediatrician
  • pharmacologist/toxicologist
  • president, consulting firm
  • public health advisor
  • public health service officer
  • pulmonary specialist
  • research ergonomist
  • research scientist
  • regional director of safety & health
  • remedial project manager
  • research ergonomist
  • risk assessor
  • sanitarian
  • senior director of regulatory affairs
  • staff scientist
  • senior medical officer
  • technical services section manager
  • toxicologist
  • vice president, environmental health & safety
  • water quality specialist