Public Health & Public Policy

Increased funding for medical research, coupled with advancements in technology and treatment, has allowed the public health industry to experience significant strides on a global scale. Industry professionals have an increasing number of tools to combat complex health issues, but more support is needed. Here, the Northeastern community has compiled a list of tips, advice, and trends impacting public policy and health, so that you can be better equipped to make a difference.

December 26, 2023

5 Tips for Choosing Your DLP Dissertation Topic

Kimberly Larson, director of Northeastern's Doctor of Law and Policy program, shares her advice for students when choosing a dissertation topic.


January 24, 2023

How to Get Hands-On Experience in Law & Public Policy

Professor and policymaker JD LaRock discusses the exciting hands-on learning experiences available to Northeastern Doctor of Law and Policy students.


August 26, 2022

How to Become a Public Health Program Manager

Want a fulfilling career in public health? Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to become a public health program manager and why it's an excellent option.


August 24, 2022

10 Emerging Skills Public Health Professionals Need to Stay Competitive

Want to become a public health program manager, but unsure where to start? Here’s a list of the top 10 emerging skills needed to gain employment.


August 22, 2022

10 High Paying Careers in the Public Health Industry

Want to work in public health and still have high earning potential? Here are the top 10 careers you can pursue if you’re interested in public health.


October 23, 2020

Master’s in Nonprofit Management vs. Public Administration

Earning a degree in either public administration or nonprofit management can prepare you to affect meaningful change. Which degree is right for you?


September 7, 2020

What is Public Health Administration?

Public health administration provides the chance for professionals in the field to make a difference.


March 9, 2020

Public Health Careers: What Can You Do with an MPH?

Wondering what you can do with a Master of Public Health? Learn how an MPH degree can advance your career and top public health jobs for graduates.


February 5, 2020

Health Inequities & How To Help Overcome Them

The root causes of health inequities run deep, making their resolution a complex but critical effort that begins with careful examination of a community's social, economic, and political circumstances.


January 17, 2020

Working In Urban Health: What You Need To Know

Neil Maniar talks about working in urban public health, including the skills you need and the challenges you’ll face on the way to a successful career.