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Career Resources

Careers to Explore in the Medical Sciences

Here is a list of just some of the careers you can pursue:

  • Physician/Surgeon
  • Physician's Assistant
  • Optometrist
  • Dentist
  • Clinical Laboratory Research Technician
  • Psychiatrist
  • Teacher/Professor
  • Pharmacologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • MD/PhD

***Students will work with their academic advisor to choose courses that will best fit their desired career path.

Preparing for Medical School

If your objective is a career in medicine, UC's Pre-Professional Advising Center should be your first stop in preparing for medical school. In addition, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) provides information for prospective medical students at its website.

Additional Online Resources:

UC Pre-Medical Programs:

Research Careers

Find out more about a career in biomedical research at the AAMC website

UC Biomedical Research Programs:

Exploring Other Health Professions

Find everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers at ExploreHealthCareers.org

UC Master's Programs in Health Sciences/Health Professions:

Contact Us

Medical Sciences 
Baccalaureate Program

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670552
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0552

Mail Location: 0552
Phone: 513-558-7650
Email: commedsci@uc.edu