• Female Doctor
  • Optometry Exam
  • Man in Lab
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  • Dental Exam
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Careers in Medicine: General Information

If you are interested in a career in health care, you should know that you have several options. There are many professions that relate to health care, and most of them require years of specialized training. To practice in some professions, you must earn a doctoral-level Degree. The most readily recognized of these doctoral programs include:

General Medicine:

Other fields may require different types of preparation and Degrees ranging from certificates of training to doctorates:

To look at brief Descriptions of each of these fields and educational programs associated with them and to find useful links to relevant websites, click on the name of the profession.