Are you interested in a health profession?

There are numerous opportunities to work in healthcare; your role can focus more on clinical aspects, or research, or advocacy / social work, or administration.  Some examples of careers in healthcare follow below.  For a more detailed analysis of many of these careers and more in-depth resources, please visit the Dimensions Program for Health Professions page.

  • Biostatistician
  • Dentist / Orthodontist
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Physician
  • Physical Therapist
  • Veterinarian
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Epidemiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Midwife
  • Pharmacist
  • Optometrist
  • Health Promotion Officer

Additional exploration resources

Explore Health Careers - a useful resource for learning the basics about any healthcare field.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics - provides information on nature of job, salary, long-term outlook, etc.