Medical, Public, and Global Health Professions

The analytic skills and interdisciplinary understanding of health you’ve developed at Oberlin combined with the Obie passion for making a positive impact position you well to pursue medical, public health, and global health careers.

Possible Paths

Some of the many possible opportunities within this sector are:


  • Physician
  • Nurse
  • Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Dentist 
  • Veterinarian
  • Midwife

Public Health

  • Health educator
  • Community health worker
  • Occupational health and safety specialist
  • Public health nurse
  • Public health analyst
  • Emergency management specialist 
  • Epidemiologist

Global Health

  • Field consultant
  • Program evaluator
  • Refugee health organizations
  • International, governmental or non-governmental health organizations
  • Organization development specialist 
  • Disaster relief specialist
  • Policy analyst
  • Aid worker
  • Pharmaceutical sales and marketing
  • Epidemiologist
  • Research design, administration, and grants management