The pre-medicine major prepares students for medical school. Pre-professional health programs require a solid and varied background in the sciences. Pre-medicine majors who decide not to pursue a medical degree find employment in health-related industries. Many go on to become physician assistants, medical technicians, or public health officials.
The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to pre-medicine majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Audiologist Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Technologist Community Worker Computer Programmer Director of Volunteer Services Emergency Medical Technician Forensic Scientist Home Health Aide Hospital Administrator Human Resources Specialist Librarian, Health Sciences Marketing Manager, Health Related Medical Assistant Medical Laboratory Technician Medical Records Technician/Transcriptionist Mental Health Counselor Nuclear Medicine Technologist Nurse Nursing Aide Occupational TherapistOccupational Therapist Assistant Pharmacy Technician Phlebotomist Physical Therapist Physical Therapist Assistant Physician Physician Assistant Psychiatric Technician Public Health Social Worker Respiratory Therapist Sales Representative, Medical Supplies/Equipment Science Laboratory Technician Substance Abuse Counselor Systems Analyst Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Career Opportunities in Health Care (OCC HEAL 2)Careers in Focus: Medical Technicians (OCC HEAL 34)Careers in Focus: Therapists (OCC HEAL 56)Careers for Health Nuts & Others Who Like to Stay Fit (OCC PT 30)Careers in Health Care (OCC HEAL 4)Exploring Health Care Careers (OCC HEAL 8)Opportunities in Health and Medical Careers (OCC HEAL 26)Opportunities in Hospital Administration Careers (OCC HEAL 30)Opportunities in Physician Assistant Careers (OCC HEAL 52)
Ball State Department of Biology—Pre-Medical Preparation: http://www.bsu.edu/web/biology/Pre-med/Pre-Med.htm Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) American Medical Association: http://www.ama-assn.org/ America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships-USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Pre-Medical Education Resources: http://pediatrics.about.com/od/premedresources/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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