Other Health Careers

If the Health Careers outlined in depth on this website are not the best fit for you, there are still plenty of other career options that enable you to work in a healthcare field.

There are a few steps to exploring the options listed below.

  1. Find out the tasks and responsibilities that go with the career. What types of settings might you work in?
  2. Identify whether graduate school or additional training would be required after you complete your undergraduate degree at SLU. Visit the websites of graduate/training programs to check out the types of courses you would take - do you get excited about what you would learn?
  3. Observe or shadow someone working in the career you’re interested in. Visit the Career Services office for assistance in arranging these opportunities.
  4. Once you’ve narrowed down your options, meet with a Health Career advisor to discuss the academic steps you would need to take to prepare for your career goal.

“Hands-on” Healthcare

  • Chiropractor
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Optometrist
  • Occupational Therapist

Counseling & Education

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Health Educator
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Certified Diabetes Educator

Management & Analysis

  • Healthcare Administration
  • Clinical Trial Management
  • Occupational Health & Safety Analyst
  • Epidemiology