#10. Travel Opportunities -- you may get to travel around the world to work with the citizens of different countries.
#9. Study World Cultures -- in your travels you'll be able to better understand people and the way the world works.
#8. Variety -- they say that variety is the spice of life, and when you enter the Public Health field you'll have the chance to really diversify your career.
#7. Job Growth -- more than 50% of the US's fastest growing jobs will be in the general field of Public Health.
#6. Stay Current -- in Public Health you'll be on the cutting edge of medicine and you'll be using the latest tools, data, and resources to improve the lives of people in the world.
#5. Broad Application -- fields like medicine, nursing, dentistry, emergency medicine, biostatistics, public policy, and social work all have a need for public health skills.
#4. Challenging -- Public Health is not for wimps; it is constantly changing, and you'll always need to keep up.
#3. Helping People -- Few careers offer the chance to help people, families, communities, and populations like Public Health does.
#2. Excitement -- From traveling abroad to working in a lab to becoming a leader in a particular field there are so many neat things to learn and do in Public Health.
AND THE NUMBER ONE REASON TO STUDY PUBLIC HEALTH at PVCC IS:
#1. PERSONAL SATISFACTION!
Knowing that you've had a positive impact on the health and happiness of others is simply the coolest thing ever.