Exploring Health Careers

In alignment with county, city and campus recommendations, Health Professions Advising will be working remotely by offering phone appointments and workshops via Zoom. To schedule an appointment with an advisor, visit hpadvising.ucdavis.edu. Please visit our the Upcoming Events Page for Announcement and Updates and Facebook page to learn more. If you have any questions, please email healthprofessionsadvising@ucdavis.edu.

Let's Get Started

Whether you just decided to pursue a health profession or you've known since you were two years old that you were going to be a doctor, welcome! Choosing a career in the health field is a noble yet challenging pursuit. Our office, along with many others on campus, can help you navigate the path toward the next step.

The FIRST step in pursuing a health profession is narrowing down your many options. Check out the list below. Visit these pages to learn more about the various health careers. You should also strive to shadow or volunteer in the various health careers before deciding on one.

Health Careers


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