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Public Health Career Support

Welcome to the Public Health Career Support website! Our goal is to fully support you in your future career in the field of public health. You will find many available resources on our website, including information about the Certified Public Health (CPH) exam, public health positions, public health organizations, and open positions. You also have the option to meet directly with an MPH faculty member for career support.

Katherine Wells, MPH, is the director of the Department of Public Health for the City of Lubbock. Mrs. Wells discusses her position and offers career advice to TTUHSC MPH students and alumni. We are pleased to work closely with Mrs. Wells in the field of public health, and we hope that this video will provide some insight to TTUHSC students and alumni into the field of public health.

Are you ready to make a positive impact in the field of public health? Students graduating from the TTUHSC MPH program or alumni of the MPH program will find many open positions on our Open Positions page with websites that we have listed that host open public health positions.

If you are interested in having open positions listed on our website for MPH students and alumni, please let us know via our request form! We are happy to include available positions for students and alumni.

Interested in a career in public health, but not really sure what positions are out there? We are here to help! We have outlined many public health positions with brief descriptions to help give you an idea of public health positions that are available to students and alumni. Please visit the Public Health Positions page for more information.

Public health organizations are a great way to get involved and connect with potential employers for available job opportunities and internships. Public health organizations will also help you stay up to date with important information in the field. We have listed several public health organizations that provide many valuable resources to students and alumni. To learn more about public health organizations that you can join as an MPH student or alumni, please visit the Public Health Organizations page.

The Career Center at Texas Tech University offers webinars for students in a variety of topics. These webinars are free of charge and last 30 minutes. Please click on the link below and register for those that are of interest to you.

For questions, please call 806-742-2210 or email

The Certified Public Health (CPH) exam administered by the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBHE) is an option available to students of the TTUHSC MPH program, as well as alumni of the program. The TTUHSC MPH program has achieved accreditation status from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) through 2023, making TTUHSC MPH students and alumni eligible to take the CPH exam. Successful completion of the CPH exam will enhance a student's academic background in public health, also being valuable for professional job opportunities in the field of public health. For more information, please visit the Certification Exam page.

Have questions? Please contact us, we are happy to help! Please visit our Contact page if you are interested in acquiring more information about available career opportunities in the field of public health.