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Investigate the causes of health problems in communities or societies.

Epidemiologists study what causes diseases or health problems in whole groups or populations of people. They may work to prevent or control diseases.

Wages $36.71 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Fair
Education & Training Graduate degree (any type) is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
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Career Pathways Health Informatics
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