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Online PhD in Public Health

The PhD in Public Health degree provides students with the advanced training needed for pursuing executive jobs in public health care administration. This online degree is especially ideal for those who are already working in public health, since they can maintain their jobs and personal lives while pursuing a broader education that can advance their careers. Each program offers different concentrations, but some may include epidemiology or community health education. Typical course found in online PhD in Public Health programs are program and public policy evaluation, analytic methods for public health practice, health economics and financial management, and law and ethics for public health leaders. There are various requirements that each of these programs demand. Some of these are analyzing policy and case studies, developing legislative proposals, writing a specialized dissertation, and others. Graduates of PhD in Public Health programs find jobs in the areas of social work and health care administration.