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?

Allopathic (MD) Medicine: AAMC  /  MCAT2015

Osteopathic (DO) Medicine: AACOM  /  OMM  /  MCAT2015

Dentistry: ADEA  /  GoDental  /  Shadowing

Genetic Counseling: NSGC  /  What is Genetic Counseling?

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

Optometry: AOA  / OD Career Guide  /  Doctor of Optometry video

Pharmacy: AACP  /  Admissions FAQ  /  PharmD school info

Physician Assistant: AAPA  /  PA Education Asociation 

Physical Therapy: APTA  /  Education overview

Podiatric Medicine: AACPM  /  Admissions

Public Health: ASPPH  /  10 Things to Know  /  CEPH

Veterinary Medicine: AAVMC  /  Schools