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Career Pathways

Choosing a professional health career requires students to do significant research, job shadowing, and speaking with peers, mentors, and professionals in the field.  Below are some web tools and articles to help students get started in learning about potential career pathways in the health sectors.

All Health Professions Career Explorer Career Profiles

Discover Health Admin

Dentistry "Job Options and Career Paths in Dentistry and Dental Care"


AAMC's Careers in Medicine

AAMC's Deciding on a Career in Medicine Medicine Overview


Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) Career Center

Pharmacy Pharmacy Career Pathways

Physician Assistant Physician Assistant Career Information and Job Description


AAMC's Careers in Medical Research

Veterinary Medicine

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Careers in Veterinary Medicine

AAVMC's Exploring Veterinary Career Options

EKU Resources

Center for Career & Cooperative Education:

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College of Science:

Department of Counselor Education (College of Education):

Department of Psychology (CLASS):

Department of Safety, Security & Emergency Management (College of Justice & Safety):

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