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Careers in Health Care and Public Health

161259_Carr_sp4What Can I Do with a BHS degree?

Degrees in Health Sciences or Public Health are ideal for many students interested in health care. Options for students interested in pursuing graduate or professional programs after graduation may include:

  • Audiology
  • Chiropractic
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Health Administration
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Physics (Radiation Safety)
  • Medical Compliance
  • Medical Illustration
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthopedics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physicians Assistant
  • Prosthetics-Orthotics
  • Public Health
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Surgical Neurophysiology
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling

*Students should work with an academic adviser to create a plan of study to meet degree requirements and pre-requisites for graduate programs.

Options for students interested in pursuing a non-clinical career path after graduation include:

  • Children’s Care Manager
  • Claims Reviewer
  • Client/Patient Advocate
  • Community Relations Coordinator
  • Family Services Counselor
  • Health Benefits Manager
  • Independent Living Specialist
  • Insurance Sales
  • Lobbyist/Health Care Advocate
  • Medical and Health Service Managers
  • Medical Equipment Marketing and Sales
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Social Services Case Manager
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Wellness Coordinator

Current health practitioners may also be interested in earning or completing a Bachelor’s degree to provide opportunities for advancement and to increase their competitiveness in the job market.

(* an asterisk indicates which careers are specific to public health jobs)

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