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Georgia Public Health Career – GA

Those considering Georgia public health careers will find it encouraging to learn that it is a great way to go. After all, indeed.com reports that the average public health professional in the state earns $69,000 per year, which is eight percent higher than the national average for public health employees.


Licensed and Certified Public Health Occupations in Georgia

Health Care Facilities

Below are just some of the public health fields that are covered by the Georgia Department of Community Health, Division of Public Health.

  • Youth development and adolescent health
  • Cardiovascular health/Cardiovascular Health Initiative
  • Cancer control
  • Cancer state aid
  • Special-needs youth and children
  • Medical services for children
  • School health
  • Children 1st
  • Healthy Childcare Georgia
  • Child and infant health
  • Vaccines for children
  • Babies Can’t Wait
  • Infant death and SIDS
  • Universal hearing screening and intervention for newborns

Public Health Schools