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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

ExploreHealthCareers.org Career Explorer

CollegeGrad.com Career Profiles

Discover Health Admin

Dentistry

verywellhealth.com "Job Options and Career Paths in Dentistry and Dental Care"

Medicine

AAMC's Careers in Medicine

AAMC's Deciding on a Career in Medicine

ExploreHealthCareers.org Medicine Overview

Optometry

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

Pharmacy

PharmacyForMe.org Pharmacy Career Pathways

Physician Assistant

PhysicianAssistantEDU.org Physician Assistant Career Information and Job Description

Research

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: https://career-coop.eku.edu/

College of Health Sciences: https://health.eku.edu/departments

College of Science: https://science.eku.edu/curriculum-planners

Department of Counselor Education (College of Education): https://coecounseling.eku.edu/programs

Department of Psychology (CLASS): https://psychology.eku.edu/

Department of Safety, Security & Emergency Management (College of Justice & Safety): https://ssem.eku.edu

Online Programs: https://ekuonline.eku.edu

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