Where Do Our Graduates Work?
Lots of programs make lofty promises, but a practical way to check those promises is to look at where their graduates work!
Our graduates find employment in a variety of places. These include, but are not limited to, city, county, state, and federal agencies, private industries such as aerospace, manufacturing, computer, and automotive, a wide range of environmental consulting services, and environmental health and safety departments.
Salaries vary widely. Starting salaries for BS - EOH average above $35,000, and those with an MS make more. More formal salary surveys indicate that professionals in this field can achieve salaries above $100,000, depending on the professional certification they receive and job responsibilities.
There is a significant need for environmental health professionals in government service. In part, this increased need is in response to bioterrorism defense. Visit this link for information relating to the need for environmental health professionals. A recent graduate of our program wrote this document, discussing some more career options.