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The field of Healthcare

Major Public Health
Caring. Decisive. Ethical.

Sound like you? These are just a few personality traits found in healthcare, a career field committed to the improvement of health through prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.



problem solving; technological understanding; research; oral and written communication; quantitative reasoning; leadership and ethics; data organization and interpretation



athletic trainers, audiologists, chiropractors, dental assistants, dentists, dietitians and nutritionists, registered nurses, medical assistants, medical and clinical laboratory technicians, health information technicians, occupational therapists, opticians, optometrists, orthotists and prosthetists, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, physical therapists, speech language pathologists, veterinarians, veterinary assistants, surgeons


Your major does not always determine your career path. Many graduates pursue careers outside their field, depending on their interests and experiences.


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Major Athletic Training

Athletic Training

Major in the College of Education

Athletic trainers are allied health care professionals that specialize in the prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation [...]
Major Biochemistry


Major in the College of Natural Sciences

It combines biology and chemistry to investigate the structure, composition, and chemical reactions of substances in [...]
Major Biology


Major in the College of Natural Sciences

This degree permits students to take advanced courses from a broad spectrum of the biological sciences [...]
Major Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Major in the Cockrell School of Engineering

Biomedical Engineers use engineering problem solving tools and medical science knowledge to improve outcomes for patients [...]
Major Chemistry


Major in the College of Natural Sciences

A degree in chemistry is designed to prepare students for professional careers as chemists, either upon [...]
Major Communication Sciencesand Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Major in the Moody College of Communication

Hearing impairments include partial hearing and deafness. We teach students to understand and treat these challenges [...]
Major Exercise Science

Exercise Science

Major in the College of Education

Exercise Science students will learn about all components of the human body including motor development, anatomy [...]
Major Health And Society

Health & Society

Major in the College of Liberal Arts

While focusing on health, students acquire a broad set of perspectives and methods that they can [...]
Major Health Promotion Behavioral Science

Health Promotion and Behavioral Science

Major in the College of Education

Many of our students pursue graduate degrees in health promotion or related fields of study such [...]
Major Human Development And Family Science

Human Development and Family Sciences

Major in the College of Natural Sciences

HDFS at UT-Austin is a dynamic program that is among the nation's best interdisciplinary departments [...]
Major Human Ecology

Human Ecology

Major in the College of Natural Sciences

These are broad-based degrees with greater opportunity to explore universal topics in all three human [...]
Major Medical Laboratory Science

Medical Laboratory Science

Major in the College of Natural Sciences

This specialized degree prepares students for a career in Medical Laboratory Science (medical technology). A degree [...]
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