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MPH Program Concentrations

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    Infectious Disease Concentration
    Infectious Disease Concentration

    Public health efforts to combat infectious disease include collecting data about the symptoms people report and the diagnoses they receive, watching for unusual cases, and investigating outbreaks. When an outbreak occurs, public health infectious disease professionals take action to inform and educate the public, and develop policies and systems to contain the infection.

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    Public Health Education Concentration
    Public Health Education Concentration

    Public health education professionals spearhead efforts to encourage health lifestyles. Their job duties may be diverse and include creating and implementing wellness programs, developing marketing campaigns, completing grant applications and working with a team to formulate a comprehensive response to a health concern or crisis.