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Pre-Health Tracks

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Doctors practice medicine to promote, maintain, or restore human health.

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dentist with patient


Dentists diagnose and treat problems with a patient’s teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth.

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nurse with patient


Nurses provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support. 

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PA with patient

Pre-Physician Assistant

Physician assistants (PA) practice medicine to promote, maintain, or restore human health under the supervision of a physician or surgeon.

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professor and student


Pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients and offer expertise in the safe use of prescriptions. 

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physical therapist with patient

Pre-Physical Therapy

Physical therapists, sometimes called PTs, help injured or ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. 

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Pre-Public Health

Public health professionals focus on preventing disease and injury by promoting healthy lifestyles. 

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veterinarians examining dog


Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to improve public health. 

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social worker

Other Health Professions

From alternative medicine to social work, learn about a handful of additional health professions you might want to consider pursuing.

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