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Career Opportunities: Allied Health Sciences major

The Allied Health Sciences major is designed primarily for students who would like to pursue graduate health programs that require a baccalaureate degree for admission; however students may seek immediate employment following completion of the BS degree. Below are examples of programs and careers that graduates have gone on to:

Matriculation in graduate programs:



  • Allopathic Medicine (MD)
  • Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
  • Naturopathic Medicine (ND)
  • Dental School
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Pharmacy School
  • Optometry
  • Chiropractic
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nursing (Accelerated BS and MSN programs)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Radiological Sciences: Radiography, Sonography, Ultrasound
  • Public Health
  • Health Promotion and Health Education
  • Health Care Administration
  • Education (K-12, health)
  • Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (Certificate program)
  • Biological Sciences/Health Sciences specialization

Employment in:


  • Admissions Assistant - Congregate Living
  • Behavioral Therapist
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Case Management/ Patient Care Coordinator
  • Recovery Specialist - Detoxification Center
  • Corporate Communications Specialist
  • Health Counseling and Education
  • Outreach Educator/Coordinator
  • Research Assistant/Associate (HIV, Cystic Fibrosis, nephrology, obesity prevention, etc.)
  • Patient Services Coordinator
  • Medical Account Claims Associate
  • Medical Scribe
  • Public Health Educator
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Occupational Safety and Health Specialist
  • Marketing and Outreach Coordinator/ Health Services
  • Health Insurance industry
  • University Admissions Offices
  • Sales Associates
  • American Red Cross



  • Scribe America
  • Teach America



Who are Allied Health Professionals? Click here to find out.

about AHS
There has consistently been a high demand for graduates of the DGS Program and job opportunities are expected to remain excellent.

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Department of Allied Health Sciences
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
358 Mansfield Road, Unit 1101
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1101
Telephone: (860) 486-2834
Fax: (860) 486-5375