Health and the Public Interest Career Outcomes

What can you do with a Master’s in Health and the Public Interest? This master’s program trains students to work in a variety of fields and graduates are highly competitive for health policy or research jobs in government, advocacy, or nonprofit sectors. A defining feature of the master’s program in Health and the Public Interest is the small cohort size. This allows for an engaging and interactive academic experience as well as tailored career service advising.

“The Master of Science in Health and the Public Interest is a program that trains us to be public health advocates and agents of change. My classmates and I are looking forward to going out in the world and change the public health of this country and around the globe for the better.”

Blake Hite, MS ‘22, Environmental Protection Agency

Health and the Public Interest Job Titles

  • Public Health Analyst
  • Project Research Associate
  • Research Program Coordinator
  • Policy Fellow
  • Health Policy Analyst
  • Research Associate
  • Research Coordinator
  • Public Health Researcher
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Research Librarian


  • National Institutes of Health
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the National Cancer Institute
  • Medstar Health Research Institute
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Health Resources and Services Administration, Health and Human Services
  • PharmedOut
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • National Center for Health Research

Health and the Public Interest Career Resources

Networking Opportunities

Through a combination of online and in-person resources, we offer many opportunities to connect with alumni, practice interviews, attend exclusive career panels, and network locally in the D.C. area. 

Alumni Connections

  • HoyaGateway is a platform for Georgetown students and alumni to connect with each other for career advice and professional development opportunities.
  • You can search the Georgetown LinkedIn pages for alumni to connect and build your network.

Professional Development

The Graduate Career Center facilitates career series workshops and offers resources on a variety of topics to aid in your job search. 

Graduate students in the Master’s Program in Health and the Public Interest can also receive tutoring and participate in writing workshops through the Georgetown Writing Center.