There are many options to pursue a career in health.
A Beloit education prepares you for any job, but joining the School of Health Sciences can help you clearly identify the career of your dreams and propel you toward it.
Practitioners of Allopathic Medicine, or the Doctor of Medicine (MD), follow traditional medical practices, focusing on disease diagnosis and treatment with medication and surgery. Practitioners of Osteopathic Medicine, or the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), receive additional training in osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) and focus on preventive care and viewing the body holistically. Both roles can specialize in various medical fields.Learn More
Nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) possess foundational patient care skills. They provide direct care, administer medication, and assist in treatment plans under supervision. Collaborating with healthcare teams, they work in diverse clinical settings like hospitals, clinics, or community health centers, ensuring optimal patient outcomes.Learn More
Nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) deliver specialized patient care and provide leadership in healthcare settings. Their role involves patient assessment, treatment planning, and overseeing healthcare staff. They may also engage in teaching, research, and managerial roles within healthcare.Learn More
Pharmacists with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) specialize in medication management and patient care. PharmD graduates focus on drug dispensing, patient consultation, and ensuring safe medication use. They work in diverse environments, such as retail pharmacies, hospitals, and healthcare institutions, playing a key role in optimizing medication therapy for patients.Learn More
Physical therapists with a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree specialize in targeted exercise therapies to aid patients of various ages in pain management, improving mobility, and recovering from injuries. Their commitment lies in promoting active lifestyles and enabling individuals of all ages to regain functionality.Learn More
Physician assistants (PA) work collaboratively with physicians to provide a wide range of care for patients in both clinical and hospital settings. They are able to specialize in a variety of areas, including anesthesia, cardiology, dermatology, family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and more. Their daily duties often include examining patients, prescribing medications, diagnosing illnesses, ordering tests, and performing procedures.Learn More
A career in Public Health involves safeguarding and improving community well-being. MPH professionals focus on disease prevention, health promotion, and policy development. They analyze public health data, design interventions, and work in various sectors like epidemiology, environmental health, or health policy.Learn More