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U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
What is the Commissioned Corps?
The U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is an elite team of more than 6,000 full-time, well-trained, highly qualified public health professionals dedicated to delivering the Nation's public
health promotion and disease prevention programs and advancing public health science. Driven by a passion for public service, these men and women serve on the frontlines in the Nation's fight against disease and poor health conditions.
As one of America's seven uniformed services, the Commissioned Corps fills essential public health leadership and service roles within the Nation's Federal Government agencies and programs. The Corps has officers in many professions, including:
What are the Benefits?
Commissioned Corps benefits are generous. They include:
The Corps offers you and your family many other benefits that often exceed those found in the private sector or through the civil service, including:
Officers in the Commissioned Corps have opportunities for mobility among government agencies and career advancement in diverse work settings. Officers gain varied experiences and have promotion opportunities. The Commissioned Corps encourages you to expand your knowledge base and grow professionally so that you can effectively deal with the challenges of improving public health. Tuition and long-term training opportunities may be available.
What are the Requirements?
Put your health-related training into practice with the Commissioned Corps. To qualify for the Commissioned Corps, you must:
Click on the links below to see additional requirements for your profession.
We are an active-duty uniformed service looking for qualified individuals to seek commission as full-time officers.
How Do I Join?
Join America's Public Health Team!
Put your health-related training into practice with the Commissioned Corps. With the Corps, you can:
The Commissioned Corps has full-time jobs for highly skilled men and women who seek professional fulfillment, enjoy challenges, and want to improve the quality of public health for the Nation's communities that are most in need. For information about how you can make a difference through the Commissioned Corps, call us at 800–279–1605.
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