Featured Health Professions

Featured Professions

Phlebotomy Technician

A Phlebotomy Technician (Phlebotomist) is an integral member of the medical laboratory team whose primary function is the collection of blood samples from patients by venipuncture or microtechniques. The Phlebotomy Technician facilitates the collection and transportation of laboratory specimens, and is often the patient’s only contact with the medical laboratory. (more…)

Nerve Conduction Studies Technologist

A nerve conduction study may be defined as the induction of a propagating action potential in the peripheral nervous system and the subsequent recording of its neural impulse at some location distant to the impulse’s initiation site. (more…)

Veterinary Medical Technologist

The Veterinary Technology Curriculum prepares the graduate to assist the veterinarian in small and large animal practices by obtaining and recording information about cases; preparing animals, instruments, equipment and medication for examination and surgery; (more…)

Surgical Technologist

A surgical technologist (ST) is an allied health professional who works as part of the surgical team to ensure that the operative procedure is conducted under optimal conditions. (more…)

Surgical Neurophysiologist

Surgical neurophysiology, also known as intraoperative neurophysiology monitoring (IONM), is a new and growing allied health field. The surgical neurophysiologist is an integral part of the surgical team, and works closely with the anesthesiologist or anesthetist, the surgeons, and other members of the team. (more…)

Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapy is the health care discipline that specializes in the promotion of optimum cardiopulmonary function and health. (more…)

Registered Dietitian

Dietetics is the application of the sciences of food and nutrition to health. It’s a vital, growing profession open to creativity and opportunity, and the possibilities are endless. (more…)

Recreational Therapist

A recreational therapist utilizes a wide range of interventions and techniques to improve the physical, cognitive, emotional, social and leisure needs of their clients. (more…)

Radiology Administrator

Radiology administrators plan, direct, and coordinate administrative activities for imaging departments in a variety of settings, including hospitals, medical centers, imaging centers, and multi-specialty physician offices or clinics. (more…)

Radiologist Assistant

The radiologist assistant’s education, knowledge, and standards allow him or her to perform many radiologic exams—including technically advanced, time-intensive procedures—that previously were performed by radiologists. (more…)

Radiologic Technologist

Radiologic technologists are the allied health personnel who perform diagnostic imaging examinations and plan and administer radiation therapy treatments. (more…)

Polysomnographic Technologist

The Polysomnographic Technologist performs a vital role in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. (more…)

Poetry Therapist

Poetry Therapy, journal therapy, and bibliotherapy are terms used synonymously to describe the intentional use of the written or spoken word by trained biblio/poetry/journal therapist to further therapeutic goals and enhance the well-being of individuals and groups through the integration of emotional, cognitive and social aspects of self. (more…)


Paraoptometrics are allied health professionals who assist optometrists in providing their highest level of vision care to patients. (more…)


Orthoptics, literally meaning "straight eyes," is one of the medical sciences specializing in eye care. Orthoptics is the study of the development of vision, depth perception and the ability to use the eyes together, eye alignment, eye movements, and eye coordination. (more…)

Orthotist and Prosthetist

Orthotics and Prosthetics is an allied health profession that provides evaluation, fabrication and custom fitting of artificial limbs and orthopedic braces. (more…)

Ophthalmic Assistant

An ophthalmic assistant is a person who works with an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) to provide patient care by performing many different eye-related clinical functions. (more…)

Occupational Therapist

Occupational therapists are members of a health discipline who focus on enabling function and well-being for people whose ability to perform daily activities is limited by physical or emotional disease, injury, birth defects, social deprivation, poverty or aging, through the building and development of essential skills. (more…)

Nurse Aide Instructors

These wonderful men and women have the best of both worlds! An Instructor can use his/her years of experience and knowledge to help train the next generation of Nurse Aides, one of the top most needed professions in the US. (more…)

Music Therapist

Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program. (more…)

Medical Transcriptionist

Medical transcriptionists (MTs) are the miracle workers of the medical records! They turn doctors’ daily dictation tapes - rough, hurried, harried, mumbled, muttered, highly technical, and always absolutely crucial - into clear, concise, polished gems of documentation. (more…)

Medical Librarian

Medical librarians provide health information, such as new medical treatments, clinical and standard trials, procedures, tests and equipment, to physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals. (more…)

Medical Laboratory Technician

Over 330,000 Medical Technologists and Medical Laboratory Technicians hold jobs in the US today. Since the development of this career profession in the 1920s, Medical Laboratory Technicians have played a vital role in the diagnosis and prevention of disease. (more…)

Medical Dosimetrist

The Medical Dosimetrist is a member of the radiation oncology team who has knowledge of the overall characteristics and clinical relevance of radiation oncology treatment machines and equipment, (more…)

Magnetic Resonance Technologist

A Magnetic Resonance Technologist is a person who performs magnetic resonance procedures using magnetic fields and radiofrequency signals. (more…)


Kinesiotherapy is defined as the application of scientifically based exercise principles adapted to enhance the strength, endurance, and mobility of individuals with functional limitations or those requiring extended physical conditioning. (more…)

Interventional Radiologist

Interventional radiology is a rapidly growing area of medicine. Interventional radiologists are physicians who specialize in minimally invasive, targeted treatments performed using imaging guidance. (more…)

Health Educator

Since early in the 20th century, health educators have played an important role in addressing challenges to our health. (more…)

Genetic Counselor

Genetic counselors are health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of medical genetics and counseling who work as members of a health care team, providing information. (more…)

Exercise Physiologist

Exercise Physiology is the identification of physiological mechanisms underlying physical activity, the comprehensive delivery of treatment services concerned with the analysis, improvement, and maintenance of health and fitness, (more…)

EMS Paramedic

The Emergency Medical Science and Paramedic profession has rigorous demands and is often a harsh environment to work. (more…)

Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist

Electroneurodiagnostic (END) technology is the scientific field devoted to the recording and study of electrical activity of the brain and nervous system. (more…)

Dietetic Technician

Registered dietetic technicians work independently or in teams with registered dietitians in a variety of employment settings, including health care, business and industry, public health, foodservice and research. (more…)

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

A diagnostic medical sonographer is a highly-skilled professional who uses specialized equipment to create images of structures inside the human body that are used by physicians to make a medical diagnosis. (more…)

Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienists are licensed oral health professionals who focus on preventing and treating oral diseases both to protect teeth and gums, and also to protect patients' total health. (more…)

Dance/Movement Therapist

Dance/movement therapy, a creative arts therapy, is rooted in the expressive nature of dance itself. (more…)


Cells, cells, cells — that's the work of the cytotechnologist. The skilled cytotechnologist examines human cell samples under the microscope, looking for early signs of cancer and other diseases. (more…)

Certified Surgical Assistants

The Non Physician Surgical Assistant is an allied health profession that requires advanced training in surgical first assisting. (more…)

Medical Assisting

A Medical Assistant (MA) is an integral member of the health care delivery team, qualified by education and experience to work in the administrative office, the examining room and the physician office laboratory. The Medical Assistant, also a liaison between the doctor and the patient, is of vital importance to the success of the medical practice. (more…)

Certified Athletic Trainers

Certified athletic trainers are unique health care providers who specialize in the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses. (more…)

Art Therapist

Art therapy is a mental health profession that uses the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental, and emotional well being of individuals of all ages. (more…)

Anesthesiologist Assistant

Anesthesiologist assistants (AAs) are highly educated allied health professionals who work under the direction of licensed anesthesiologists to develop and implement anesthesia care plans. (more…)