There is a vast array of careers in healthcare. Learning about the different professions will allow you to make an informed decision about your own path. Whether you are set on a specific field or have yet to decide, it is important to take the time to explore these options and discover what role is best for you.

Explore Health Careers, AMA Career Planning Resource, and CareerBeam provide a great starting place for your search. Once you have become familiar with these sites, the lists below will be helpful in gaining information specific to a particular field and/or profession.

Allopathic (M.D.)

Osteopathic (D.O.)

Podiatric (D.P.M.)

Veterinary (D.V.M.)

Dentistry (D.D.)




Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Genetic Counseling


Physician Assistant

Public Health

Healthcare Administration

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