Careers in Community Health

From global pandemics, natural disasters, and mass shootings to a rise in homelessness and conflicting messages regarding health, our communities are in dire need of knowledgeable health advocates.

Not only can they help analyze, interpret, and communicate crises and trends, but those working in the public health sector act as valuable messengers between their communities and health-care professionals.

It’s one reason why the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 21 percent boost in employment opportunities by 2030. With your community health degree and your passion to help others, you’ll be prepared to unlock your earning potential while pursuing a rewarding career.

Extraordinary Opportunity

A community health degree from Rollins is the key to advancing your career while making a lasting impact in your community.

  • $78K

    Median annual salary for epidemiologists

  • 16,100

    Projected annual job openings for community health workers each year for the next decade

  • No. 17

    Community health worker is ranked among the Best Social Services Jobs by U.S. News & World Report

  • 26,881

    Projected job openings in education and health services in Central Florida by 2030

Top 10 Careers for Community Health Majors

With a degree in community health, you’ll have gained the necessary skill sets and broad knowledge base to work in a range of careers across sectors.

• Community health worker
• Epidemiologist
• Health administrator
• Health behavior specialist
• Health communicator
• Health policy administrator
• Maternal and child health specialist
• Preparedness responder
• Public health researcher

A maternal health specialist meets with a new mother.

Streamlined Admission

No application fee. No standardized tests required. No more excuses.