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what is the job of a health practitioner

AAHE: Health educators plan, implement and evaluate the effects of educational programs and strategies designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities. Health educators work in schools and universities; federal, state and local public health departments; hospitals and managed care settings; voluntary groups; businesses; international organizations; and other settings.

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community health action at work

Dr. Muhammad Antaki
-United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNWRA)
Led an educational campaign and an environmental modification program for children with disabilities
-march raise awareness of issue
-15 awareness workshops related to disability, treatment, care and rehabilitation

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bachelor of arts (BA)

Granted in the humanities department, requires general education courses along with foreign language

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bachelor of Science (BS)

More major courses, fewer electives, and a formal minor or research paper

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graduate health degrees
academic master's degree

Masters of Arts (MA), Masters of Science (MS) – awarded in the liberal arts and sciences. Prepares students for application of theory to health issues and focus on one area.

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professional master's degree

Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH), Master of Public Health (MPH) – designed for professionals with required practical work experience.


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MPH

generalized preparation for public health work.

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MSPH

focuses on one particular public health topic.

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Doctorate of Education (EdD)

practice focused

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Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Professional degree that encompasses a broad spectrum in public health and may focus on one specific aspect of public health.

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Requires original research and a dissertation

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prerequisites for each institution

GPA requirements
GRE requirements
Submit a paper
Attend an interview with faculty
Submit letters of recommendation
Perform other specific requirements to gain admission
**apply to more than one universities to increase options`

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career options in health

Education settings (K-12 and higher education)
Research organizations
Medical care settings
Worksite healthcare settings
Nontraditional health settings
Private voluntary or nonprofit organizations
Philanthropic foundations
Professional or technical associations/organizations/societies
Private industrial companies
Government/public health agencies
Intergovernmental organizations