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Public Health Educator Series, 1725

Individual Occupational Requirements

Basic Requirements:

Degree: health education, health management, education, sociology, community development, social work, or educational psychology.

Evaluation of Education and Experience: For positions with the Public Health Service at GS-9 and above, at least 1 academic year of the total amount of graduate study required must have been in a school of public health accredited by the American Public Health Association. Professional experience must have been in the field of public health education, community organization, or social work. Combinations of such graduate level education and professional experience are also acceptable.

Specialized experience for all positions in this series may have been gained working with State and local health departments, with national and local voluntary agencies, organizing community groups to study health problems and methods of disease prevention, coordinating mass health programs, and evaluating and improving health education programs.

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