Career Success

Helping You Navigate Your Public Health Journey

As a student in the Tufts Master of Public Health (MPH) online program, you will be connected to Career Success—a team of dedicated experts who will help you explore the links between your educational experiences, professional background, personal strengths, and public health goals.

With access to this invaluable resource, you can prepare for success in a profession that demands continual skill building and lifelong learning.

Career Planning Support

Our innovative career planning resources include digital educational programming and one-on-one coaching. The Career Success team will work with you to design a personalized career development plan that connects your professional preferences and areas of expertise to your personal motivations and vision for the future.

Throughout your time in the program, we will help you enhance your marketability, employability, and promotability.

Keeping Your Career in Focus

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The Career Success team provides personalized support throughout the student experience — during the application process, student onboarding, academic courses, field experience, immersions, and pre-graduation.

Find Your Place in Public Health

Learn how Tufts Public Health Online is helping students prepare for new opportunities throughout the career planning cycle.

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Four Forms of Career Support

The Career Course

Gain insight into career planning strategies in interactive, self-paced modules designed for Tufts online MPH students and recent graduates.

Career Materials Review

Get expert feedback to help you fine-tune your resume/CV, cover letter, LinkedIn profile, and digital portfolio.

Personal Career Coaching

Benefit from one-on-one guidance as you develop your professional goals and prepare for your job search.

Virtual Career Workshops

Participate in virtual networking and industry information sessions with professionals and peers.

Job Outlook: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Graduates of Tufts’ on-campus MPH program with the epidemiology and biostatistics concentration hold a variety of public health jobs, including consultant, data science and insights lead, director of analytics, epidemiologist, health care data analyst, and research associate.1

Epidemiology Careers

Epidemiology professionals conduct research, design studies, educate communities, and advocate for change in health policy.

$70,990

Median annual wage in May 2019 2

+5%

Projected job growth from 2019–2020 2

Biostatistics Careers

Biostatistics professionals create surveys and experiments, design studies, and use statistical techniques and software to help solve public health challenges.

$91,160

Median annual wage in May 2019 3

+33%

Projected job growth from 2019–2020 3

Learn more about data-focused public health career paths.

Plan for a Future Improving Health in Your Community

Request information today. We’ll pair you with a dedicated admissions counselor who can tell you more about our MPH program and career planning resources.

1 Based on Class of 2018 graduates from Tufts University School of Medicine’s on-campus MPH program who reported outcomes. 

2 Occupational Outlook Handbook: Epidemiologists. (2019) Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved September 3, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/epidemiologists.htm

3 Occupational Outlook Handbook: Mathematicians and Statisticians. (2019) Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved September 3, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/math/mathematicians-and-statisticians.htm