CLAS Industry Spotlight: Careers in Health Care

Are you interested in using your CLAS degree in a health care related field? For a general overview of what career options exist in healthcare, and details on specific health-related careers, check out

Industry Job Boards

HealtheCareers Network
Hire Medical
Public Health

Professional Associations

American Academy of Audiology
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC)
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
American College of Healthcare Executives
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
American Nurses Association
American Pharmacists’ Association (APhA)
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
American Public Health Association (APHA)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Association of Schools and College of Optometry
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health
Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions
Healthcare Financial Management Association
Health Professionals Network
National Society of Genetic Counselors
The American Association of Occupational Therapy

Additional Research Resources
Careers in Public
Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)- PA Focus
Public Health Online
Student Doctor Network

For sample job titles and industry overviews log into Vault: Health Care management and Health Care providers. Read about Health Care careers on O*NET.

The UConn Center for Career Development does our best to provide up to date, relevant resources, however the CCD does not specifically endorse any of these sites. Before joining an organization, investing in classes, or utilizing a placement agency be sure to check its credentials through additional sources.

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emily Merritt