Public Health Career Options

Graduates of the Muskie School are working in diverse roles in the health services and public health fields in Maine and throughout the country. Our students and graduates have more than 40 different job titles, from Chief Executive Officer to Director of Research, including:

  • Access Project Director
  • Account Manager
  • Administrative Fellow
  • Center Manager
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Change Process Specialist
  • Chief of Party
  • Clinical Nurse Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • Community Health Promotion Specialist
  • Compensation & Benefits Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Director of Concept Development
  • Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Director of Research
  • Director, Environmental Health
  • Director, Health and Human Services
  • Director
  • Executive Director
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Health Economics Specialist
  • Manager, IT Project Manager
  • Network Contract Manager
  • Nurse Manager
  • Nutrition Education Coordinator
  • Operations Manager
  • PhD Candidate
  • Program Coordinator
  • Program Manager
  • Project Director
  • Project Manager
  • Relationship Manager
  • Research Associate
  • Resource and Referral Specialist
  • Senior Analyst
  • Senior Compliance Specialist
  • Senior Quality Business Partner
  • Systems Analyst
  • Task Manager
  • Technical Manager
  • Vice President of Quality Assurance and Compliance

New Publications

What's New?

Ciolfi, M. L., Griffin, E., Pratt, J., Richards, M., Gildard, S., & Byrne, B. (2016). Living with a brain injury in Maine: Individual experiences, perceptions, and need.  Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service.

Lenardson, J. D., Gale, J. A., & Ziller, E. C. (2016). Rural opioid abuse: Prevalence and user characteristics. (PB 63-1). Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, Maine Rural Health Research Center.

Snow, K. I., Gressani, T., Olsen, L., McGuire, C., Bratesman, S., Mauney, K., & Theriault, J. (2016). Adults using long term services and supports: Population and service use trends in Maine, SFY 2014. (Chartbook). Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service.

Talbot, J. A., Ziller, E. C., & Szlocek, D. (2016). Mental health first aid in rural communities: Appropriateness and outcomes. Journal of Rural Health. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12173.

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