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Healthcare

Cody Rogalski, Assistant Director Health & STEM

Healthcare and STEM Career Advisor Cody Rogalski

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Megan Hollis, Associate Director Health Sciences Career Advising

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Sonya Barnes, Assistant Director, Health Sciences Career Advising

Healthcare and STEM Career Advisor Sonya Barnes

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William Burke, Career Advisor, Pre-Professional Health & STEM

William Burke

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Brian Cone, Career Advisor, Pre-Professional Health & STEM

Healthcare and STEM Career Advisor Brian Cone

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Overview

The healthcare sector offers diverse opportunities in clinical, research and administrative settings. Opportunities span from patient care and advocacy to research, healthcare policy, and public health. While these careers are often very rewarding — both personally and financially — many require a minimum of four to eight years of education before beginning a career. Explore this section to learn what kind of health care career is right for you.

  • What Can I Do With This Major - A list of career paths sorted by common majors
  • Explore Health Careers- This multidisciplinary, interactive website offers extensive information on clinical and nonclinical career paths in healthcare
  • Mynextmove - Explore possibilities in health care, match your skills
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics - An encyclopedia of careers, find out about different roles, education requirements, salaries, and more
  • Competitive medical and dental candidates - Find out where you rank with previous applicants
  • Vault Guides - A sample of careers in healthcare. Each guide gives, among other valuable information, an overview of the job and entry-level requirements.
  • Public Health Careers -  Explore major areas of public health employment to identify prominent occupations and relevant specializations, and provide employment and salary data.

Pre-Professional Health Career Advising

In Spring 2020, Pre-Professional Health Advising moved within Career Services. If you are interested in learning about the track options, declaring a pre-professional health advising track, or finding out what it takes to maintain your track, you can find that information on the VCU Pre-Professional Health Advising Blog.

The guides below are designed to help you explore what it takes to be a professional healthcare practitioner and connect you to resources within each field.