Which Health Profession is Right for Me?-Health Professions Program - Carnegie Mellon University

Which Health Profession is Right for Me?

The Career and Professional Development Center offers a series of assessments of personality, strengths and interests, including Myers-Briggs, Clifton StrengthsFinder, and Strong Interest Inventory®.  These may assist you in determining a suitable profession.  A helpful survey of health professions careers is available at ExploreHealthCareers.org.

Discuss your interests with Dr. D'Antonio and arrange an opportunity to shadow a healthcare professional.  To arrange an appointment send a request with your availabilty to hpp-office@andrew.cmu.edu.

Where can I find specific information on different Health Professions?

Dentistry: ADEA

Medicine: AAMC  &  AACOM

Nursing: AANP  &  Types of nursing degrees  &  Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Optometry: AOA  &  Doctor of Optometry video

Physician Assistant: AAPA  &  PA Education Asociation

Physical Therapy: APTA  &  Education overview

Podiatric Medicine: AACPM

Public Health: ASPPH  &  CEPH

Veterinary Medicine: AAVMC