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Career development

Find your career path

Career opportunities in health care continue to grow — in fact, health care employment is expected to increase by 15% between 2019 and 2029. Armed with a bachelor’s or graduate degree from the College of Health Solutions, you have options, including joining the workforce, further academic or professional training, starting a nonprofit or another entrepreneurial venture. Discover potential career paths — and the many ways we can help you along the way.


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Top 10

The annual QS World University Rankings recognize ASU as a top 10 university in the world for the quality of meaningful connections between potential employers and students.


In "startups launched" scores, ASU ranks ahead of Stanford, MIT, Cornell and UCLA, according to the Milken Institute Report.


ASU places No. 6 among U.S. universities for tech company hires at some of the largest companies including Amazon, Apple and Google, according to a survey by the recruitment firm SHL.



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Become a health professional

Take what you’ve learned at the College of Health Solutions and grow your career in a health care professional program. If you want to work in patient care — as a doctor, nurse, physician assistant, dentist, chiropractor, dietitian, physical therapist, occupational therapist, audiologist, pharmacist, and more — you’ll find programs at ASU and beyond that can help you pursue your dreams. Our pre-health advisors can provide you with the support you need.



Earn an advanced degree

To go where you want to go in your career, you may want to pursue a master’s degree or even a doctorate. Gain deeper insights into your area of study, and expand your knowledge of the research. Continue your education with a graduate degree at the College of Health Solutions, or explore other professional programs. Our pre-health advisors can help you find the path for you.

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Become an entrepreneur

Not all careers follow a prescribed path. As an entrepreneur, you can design your own road to success as you build a business that contributes to better health. Do you already have an idea? You’re in luck — ASU has a number of resources just for entrepreneurial-minded students to get you started.



Start a nonprofit

Combine your passion for helping others with the knowledge you gain at the College of Health Solutions. Starting a nonprofit can help you fulfill a personal mission as you serve the health needs of others.

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Get a head start with an internship

When you complete a health internship, you’ll sharpen your skills and learn how to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to a professional setting. The College of Health Solutions has more than 375 internships and placements to choose from at a variety of organizations, including hospitals, nonprofits, corporate wellness offices, athletic teams and more.


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Research that prepares you for what’s next

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Health Solutions, you can be a part of exciting research that takes on the world’s most pressing health challenges. The knowledge and experience you gain will serve as a valuable foundation for future academic work or a health career.


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