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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.

Skills

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

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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

MAJOR ≠ CAREER

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

EXPERIENCE + DEGREE = CAREER

It’s not just your major that matters! Make yourself marketable by gaining a variety of experiences in college. Read a few inspiring stories by professionals whose experiences led to great careers.

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Major Neuroscience

Neuroscience

Major in the College of Natural Sciences

Neuroscience is a diverse field that draws on expertise from numerous disciplines, including biology, chemistry, computer [...]
Major Nursing

Nursing

Major in the School of Nursing

The BSN program prepares graduates to work in a wide variety of clinical settings and provides [...]
Major Nutrition

Nutrition

Major in the College of Natural Sciences

Nutrition students not only become proficient in the roles of electrons, atoms, molecules, genes, cells [...]
Major Physical Culture And  Sports

Physical Culture and Sports

Major in the College of Education

Examples of careers include journalistic writing, youth sport development, facilitating health promotion programs, public relations work [...]
Major  Psychology

Psychology

Major in the College of Liberal Arts

Students learn to think creatively and critically about human behavior across gender, culture, and age, and [...]
Major Public Health

Public Health

Major in the College of Natural Sciences

To help meet workforce shortages in our state and nation, the College of Natural Sciences developed [...]
Major Socialwork

Social Work

Major in the School of Social Work

Social work course content includes ethics, values, diversity and inclusion, at-risk populations, social and economic justice [...]
Major Sociology

Sociology

Major in the College of Liberal Arts

Sociologists are interested in the causes and consequences of social phenomena such as social inequality, racism [...]