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Zanko J Med Sci 2017, 18(57): 58-69 Back to browse issues page
The Perception of Environmental and Occupational Health Students on Their Education and Future Career in Semnan University of Medical Sciences in 2016, Iran
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Backgrounds and Aim: Studies in higher education have discussed the high numbers of graduates and labor market limitation so there are some worries of this . The aim of this study was to assess the perception of environmental and occupational students about their study fields and future career.
Material and Methods: In a descriptive and cross-sectional study 83 students enrolled at faculty of health at Semnan university of medical sciences participated in the survey. Minnesota standard questionnaire was administered  to collect data, which included 17 items the viewpoints of students concerning their field of study and future career opportunity. Data were analyzed by SPSS software (version 22) and were presented as descriptive statistics Statistical and analyses included One-way analysis of variance, t-test and correlation Pearson.
Results: The mean and standard deviation of the age of students was 25.42±5.08 years. Students reported the mean scores for their field of study and future career 30.20±6.01 and 23.01±4.91, respectively. In overall, one third of respondents indicated negative perception towards their field of study (31.3%), while majority negative than perception towards their future career (69.6%).
Conclusion: Majority of students indicated concerns about future career opportunity. Education and training in environmental and occupational health should focus on real job requirement and labor market.
 
Keywords: Students' Perception, Environmental health and occupational health students, Study Field, Future Career, Semnan
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/04/22 | Accepted: 2017/05/20 | Published: 2017/09/21
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The Perception of Environmental and Occupational Health Students on Their Education and Future Career in Semnan University of Medical Sciences in 2016, Iran. Zanko J Med Sci. 2017; 18 (57) :58-69
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