SPECIALTY

PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER

KEEPING OUR FORCES HEALTHY

43HX

Caring for the health of our Airmen also means helping preclude illness before it can affect our community. Responsible for preventing and controlling the spread of disease, Public Health Officers constantly monitor conditions and potential health threats. These specialists carefully follow disease trends and identify public health issues in order to maintain the health of our Airmen around the globe.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or master’s degree in public health (MPH/MSPH) plus a bachelor’s degree in a biological science

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Completion of the basic Public Health Officer (PHO) course and the Contingency Preventive Medicine (CPM) course
    • Minimum of 24 months on active duty filling a Public Health Officer position
    • Completion of five-week Commissioned Officer training course
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 41

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.

  • COMMISSIONED OFFICER TRAINING

    5 weeks

  • MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

YOUR FUTURE IS WAITING.

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