Office of Career Services

Health Careers/ Professional Schools

 

Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

Chiropractic Medicine

Association of Chiropractic Colleges

Dentistry

American Dental Association - Learn about dental careers and the educational paths to attaining them.

American Dental Education Association - Links to dental schools and the Associated American Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS)

American Student Dental Association - Membership information and publications for dental and pre-dental students

GoDental.org - Provides pre-dental students advice for entering the field, introduces them to the world of dentistry through mentorships and offers direction for navigating the application process

Genetic Counseling

National Society of Genetic Counselors - Career information and links to genetics counseling programs

Health Administration

Association of University Programs in Health Administration - Links to graduate health administration program

Medicine

American Association of Medical Colleges - Find information on applying to medical school, taking the MCAT, requesting information and more.

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) - Everything you need to know about applying to osteopathic programs around the country, including the ability to apply online through AACOM Application Service.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians - Physician locator, state licensing information, and links to naturopathic schools

AAMC’s Aspiring Docs - Individual stories in podcasts and advice on everything from MCAT to finances

American Medical Association - Career information

American Medical College Application Service - Applying to med school outside of Texas?  Start here with this centralized application service!

American Medical Student Association - Membership information, student reviews of medical schools, and a premed guide

FindtheBest.com’s Medical School Comparison - Features U.S. News research ranks and primary care ranks for 147 medical schools.

Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) - Created by the Texas Legislature, this program supports and encourages highly qualified, economically disadvantaged Texas resident students pursuing a medical education.  Apply as a first-year to earn financial support, mentoring and personal assistance, hands-on experience and guaranteed admission to a Texas medical school if you meet all program requirements.

MCAT practice tests by LearningExpress Library - Brought to you by the SU library.

The Next Generation - Monthly, online publication produced by Harvard students in collaboration with editors at the New England Journal of Medicine designed to present interesting and relevant information to premedical students, medical students and general interest readers.

Princeton Review Medical School Information - Includes information on deciding on a medical school, researching medical schools, taking the MCAT, applying to schools, paying for medical school and more.

Student Doctor Network - Information for medical students about applying to med school, surviving in med school, medical news, interns and residency programs and more. You can also buy text books, CDs, medical software. This is a site you can use all through your medical school tenure. Also contains resources for other health professions areas.

Student National Medical Association - Resources, journal and conference aimed at Black medical and pre-medical students

Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service - If you’re applying to medical or dental school in Texas, this page is where you start!

U.S. News Graduate Education: Medical School - This site has great articles for anyone headed to med school or pursuing a job in the health industry, as well as ranking information.

University of Louiville’s Medical School Interview Preparation - Comprehensive site about the interview process, including sample questions, dos and don’ts, interview formats, etc.

University of Michigan’s Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) Preparation Prezi - Learn about a special style of med school interviews through this Prezi/YouTube presentation.

Nursing

American Association of Colleges of Nursing - Career and admissions information and links to nursing programs

American Nurses Association - Get advice on nursing careers and training programs.

BestNursingDegree.com - The biggest directory on the web of nursing programs (with a directory of over 2,300 schools, expert advice articles from experienced RNs, and other info).  The American Nurses Association and American Hospital Association both list it as a web resource.

NursingExplorer.com’s Nursing Career Guide - Additional helpful links on other pages, too!

Nursing Profiles at NursingSchools.net - Helpful list of dozens of different kinds of nursing careers

NursingSchool411.com: Descriptions of different nursing roles and interviews with current professionals

Nursing Specialties (out of hospital) - Overview of position descriptions for nursing career options

Nutrition

American Society for Nutrition - Links to graduate programs

Optometry

American Optometric Association

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry - Information about optometry education.

Pharmacy

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Pharmacy School Admissions Requirements

Physician Assistant

American Academy of Physician Assistants - Learn about how to become a physician assistant and the career field.

PA Focus - The Physician Assistant Education Association’s site on careers, admission information and links to PA programs, as well as the Central Application Service for PAs

PA Shadow Online - Matches PAs with students who are looking for shadowing experiences. Students need to register at the site to access potential PAs in their region. Some PA programs may also keep a list of their graduates who are willing to provide shadowing experiences for area students or applicants.

Podiatry

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine - Career and admission information and links to podiatric programs and the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine Application Service

American Podiatric Medical Association - Career and education information for prospective podiatrists.

Physical/Occupational Therapy

American Occupational Therapy Association - Information for prospective students about OT careers and education.

American Physical Therapy Association - Information for prospective students about PT careers and education.

APTA’s Move Toward a Physical Therapy Career presentation

How to Become a Physical Therapist.org - List by state of all level of PT training programs.  Direct links to schools.

Public Health

Association of Schools of Public Health - Links to schools; career information at whatispublichealth.org

MPHProgramsList.com - Free resource for students interested in graduate public health, public administration, public policy and health administration programs. We aim to cover every facet of public health, policy and administration and how each area of society plays a role.

Scholarship opportunity for pursuing MPH online: http://onlinemphdegree.net/distance-learner-mph-scholarship/

PublicHealthOnline.org -  Our site goes deep into specialty public health careers and provides actionable information through salary tools, career path timelines, and job resources.  We also produced a comprehensive expert-driven guide that explores MPH (Masters in Public Health) options for students and addresses issues such as accreditation, learning formats, affordability and scholarships.  

Tools and Resources for Public Health - Articles for exploring public health careers as well as info on grad programs, jobs, salaries and more.

Veterinary Medicine

American Veterinary Medical Association - Career and education information for prospective veterinarians.

Association of American Veterinary Colleges - Career and admission information and links to veterinary programs and the Veterinary Medical Colleges Application Service

General Health Professions Resources

BestAlliedHealthPrograms.com - Infographic explaining trends in allied health industry with links to numerous articles and resources

ExploreHealthCareers.org - Comprehensive website including news, career information, internships listings, profiles of various professionals and more.

GradSchools.com - Searchable database for domestic and international programs in medicine and other health fields.

National Institutes of Health - Health news and information, research internships and links to individual institutes and other federal health agencies

Petersons.com - Search for graduate and professional programs (e.g. “Allopathic Medicine” and select “First Professional Degree”). Also click on “Advice Center” and scroll down to “Medical School” for advice relating to applying for medical school.

Student Doctor Network - Information for medical students about applying to med school, surviving in med school, medical news, interns and residency programs and more. You can also buy text books, CDs, medical software. This is a site you can use all through your medical school tenure. Also contains resources for other health professions areas.

UT Health Professions Office - Links to exploring careers in the health professions, including pharmacy, physical therapy, medicine, physician assistant programs, dentistry, podiatry, optometry and veterinary medicine, and tips for applying to various health professions graduate programs.