"I am excited to work in research because I feel like instead of helping one patient with their problems that day, I may actually be helping to reach thousands of Native Americans to improve their health outcomes."
Hemmingson found the joint South Dakota State University and University of South Dakota online Master of Public Health program expanded his opportunities in all the right directions.
Instead of using her coursework from majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry to attend dental school as she had planned, an unlikely partnership got Becker thinking about a career in public health.
For Michaela Seiber, a career in public health has always been her future. Looking to continue her education in public health but not wanting to leave her position at Avera, Seiber knew the online Master of Public Health program was her solution.
Having been motivated initially to explore the Master of Public Health program through her work with at-risk children in community science initiatives and with young students in public education, Deborah Rumrill soon learned the M.P.H. program perfectly fit her in more ways than one.