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?

Building Bridges Beyond the Quadrangle: The CAO and the External Community
(Book chapter by Mark Lapping in: Martin J, Samuels JE, eds. The Provost's Handbook: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2015:200-206.)

Health Data and Financing and Delivery System Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? (Issue Brief by Barbara Shaw, Andy Coburn, Kimberley Fox, Andrea Gerstenberger, and Barbara Leonard)

New Jersey's Manage by Data Program: Changing Culture and Capacity to Improve Outcomes(Report by David Lambert and Julie Atkins).

Rural Implications of Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. (Issue Brief by Erika Ziller, Jennifer Lenardson, and Andy Coburn).

Safety of Rural Nursing Home-to-Emergency Department Transfers: Improving Communication and Patient Information Sharing across Settings. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 37(1), 55-65. (Authors: Judy Tupper, Carolyn Gray, Karen Pearson, and Andy Coburn).

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