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Other Health Professions

Penn students pursue various professions in the field of healthcare.  Featured below are common fields of interests.  Use the links below to explore course requirements and resources.  Arrange an appointment to speak with a pre-health advisor regarding your specific path to a healthcare profession.

VETERINARY MEDICINE

OPTOMETRY

PHARMACY

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

PODIATRY

CLINICAL DIETICIAN

Moreover, a good place to start exploring the rich variety of careers in the health professions is by visiting the Explore Health Careers website. It offers helpful information on the full range of careers in the health professions, suggestions on how to best prepare for each career, relevant statistics, and additional resources. You may also consult the extensive, but not exhaustive, list of internet resources that Career Services has compiled below.

Acupuncture

Chiropractic Medicine

Genetics and Genetic Counseling

Health Administration and Policy

Medical Illustration

Medical and Science Writing

Naturopathic Medicine

Neuroscience

Nursing

Nutrition

Occupational Therapy

Optometry

Pharmacy

Physician Assistant

Physical Therapy

Podiatry

Psychology and Mental Health

Public Health

Speech Therapy and Speech Pathology

Sports Medicine

Veterinary Medicine