To have a rewarding career in health care, you do not have to be a doctor. Allied health professions play a vital role in health care, and many programs have similar pre-requisite requirements to medical or dental school. Explore all of the allied health professions to get a better idea of what career opportunities exist within them by exploring accredited programs and the professional organization associated with each. And remember, the OAA can still advise for allied health professional programs too!
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Accredited Programs | NATA - National Athletic Trainers Association
Dietetics and Nutrition
Accredited Programs | AND - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Accredited Programs | AACN ‐ American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Accredited Programs | AOTA - American Occupational Therapy Association
Accredited Programs | AOA - American Optometric Association
Accredited Programs | AACP - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Accredited Programs | APTA - American Physical Therapy Association
Accredited Programs | AAPA ‐ American Academy of Physician Assistants
Accredited Programs | AAVMC - Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges