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WEB BASED SELF-EDUCATION ABOUT THE BASICS OF EACH HEATH CARE CAREER IS ESSENTIAL TO NOT ONLY FIND THE BEST CAREER FIT, BUT TO ALSO ENSURE THE UNIVERSITY PRE-HEALTH ADVISOR DOES NOT USE VALUABLE MEETING TIME CONVEYING BASIC INFORMATION READILY AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE!
Allopathic Medicine (degree conferred is MD)
1) American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) From here you have ready access to the a) American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS), b) Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), and c) Medical College Admission requirments (MSAR).
3) Texas Medical & Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS) All Texas medical schools utilize this central application service
Osteopathic Medicine (degree conferred is DO)
Podiatric Medicine (degree conferred is DPM)
Naturopathic Medicine (degree conferred is ND)
Veterinary Medicine (degree conferred is DVM)
Dentistry (degree conferred is DDS or DDM)
1) Associated American Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS) This provides ready access to the Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) website.
Nurse Practitioner (degree conferred in NP)
Physician Assistant (degree conferred is PA)
Pharmacy (degree conferred is PharmD)
Optometry (degree conferred is OD)
Physical Therapy (degree conferred is DPT)
Public Health (degree conferred is MPH)
Chiropractic (degree conferred is DC)
There are numerous other health careers beyond this list including acupuncture, audiology, child life specialist, environmental health specialist, forensic scientist, genetic counseling, health policy specialist, medical illustrator, health administration, nutrition, occupational therapy, prosthetist, and many others involving the delivery of specialized modern technological care.