Health, Wellness & Medicine

This Career Community is focused on the many different areas students can pursue in the fields of health, wellness and medicine. Browse blogs for career advice, look at resources for job and internship leads and watch videos profiling unique roles and occupations.

  • + CONSIDER CAREER PATHS
    View a sample of professional titles related to this major

    Visit My Next Move to browse for wellness-related occupations by keyword or industry.

    • Actors, musicians and singers
    • Audiologists
    • Community Health Workers
    • Clinical Research Coordinator
    • Dentists
    • Dietitians and Nutritionists
    • Fitness & Wellness Coordinators
    • Health Educators
    • Medical Laboratory Technicians
    • Occupational Therapists
    • Optometrists
    • Pharmacist
    • Physicians and Surgeons
    • Physical Therapist
    • Registered Nurses
    • Respiratory Therapists
    • Radiologic Technologist

    Need help exploring your career options? Take the Focus 2 assessment to search for occupations that fit with your interests, values, skills, and personality. Then speak with a Career Specialist about the results.

  • + EXPLORE MU MAJORS
    Check out wellness-related MU majors, minors and certificates!

    Please visit Majors@Mizzou and browse this site by career interests, occupation and by School or College. Remember, these are just a few examples of degree programs. A wide variety of MU majors can lead to a successful and satisfying career in health, wellness and medicine.

    • Anthropology
    • Biochemistry
    • Biological Sciences
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
    • Food Science and Nutrition
    • Health Science
    • Human Development and Family Science
    • Microbiology
    • Nursing
    • Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant
    • Public Health
    • Speech, Language and Hearing Science

    Another helpful tool is the What Can I Do With This Major site where you can connect academic majors to common career paths and see typical employers that hire those majors.

  • + MAKE CAREER CONNECTIONS
    Learn how to have career conversations to find possible career paths 
  • + RESEARCH ALUMNI CAREER PATHS
    Discover the unique career paths of fellow Tigers
    • Use LinkedIn to see what thousands of Mizzou alumni are doing with their degrees.
    • Explore the Career Outcomes web page to see what recent MU graduates are doing and where they are living.

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14 Exciting Career Options for Wellness and Nutrition Aficionados in 2020 and Beyond

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We live in a time when humans have finally started to pay more attention to both their physical and mental health.

Although the “hustle” and “sleep is for the weak” and “no pain no gain” cultures are still …

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How College Athletes Make the Transition to the Workforce

In the aftermath of the spectacular conclusion to this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament, it’s easy to forget that, for the vast majority of college athletes, no career in the game or sport of their choice awaits. And that can …

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How to Prep for Career Fair Season

Sept. 6, 2021

Students: It’s never too early to start attending career fairs and figuring out where you might want to work post-graduation. To help you prepare, Show Me Mizzou talked with a few career services team members from across …

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Resources

This site connects the “best-trained with the best jobs.” WELCOA also features a blog, podcast and professional development opportunities.

American Fitness Professionals & Associates provides comprehensive programs designed by experts, that will give you the high-caliber expertise necessary to …

NutritionJobs, the original online job board for Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists, Dietetic Technicians, Clinical Dietitians.

Missouri Health Careers created this career directory to help you think about your options.

Seminars

SSC 1150: College Success Seminar

This 2-credit hour course is intended to assist exploring students in making purposeful academic and life decisions that lead to…

SSC 2100: Career Explorations

 The goal of this course is to help students explore what to major in, what they can do with their…

Health, Wellness and Medicine Explortion Courses

Below are a list of introductory and exploration courses for students interested in health, wellness and medicine. This list is…

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