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Are you interested in helping people lead healthier lives? Would you like to discover the next cure for a disease? Are you curious about how experiences and environments influence people’s health? If so, a career in one of the many health sciences may be for you!
Your college years are the perfect time to advance your learning about all the options open to you in health professions. (Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing are great career choices, but do you also know about Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Public Health?)
Feel free to spend a little time exploring the links below to learn more about health professions and how to find pathway programs; then use our online Inventory to find health career pipeline programs for college students
Learn How to Become – Health Care Careers – This website provides detailed information about the steps that are involved for becoming different types of health care professionals, such as a physician, dentist, nurse, pharmacist, or public health administrator.
Aspiring Docs – This collection of resources from the Association of American Medical Colleges provides helpful information to help you get started on your path to medicine, addressing important topics such as how to get medically related experience and prepare for the application process; you can also get inspired by personal stories from medical students, residents, and physicians.