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Welcome to the Health Sciences Interest Area. This page has been tailored to this specific interest area and its industry-related opportunities for students and alumni. Explore relevant blog posts, videos, events, and career resources.
People who are interested in Health Sciences may be interested in careers that focus on the way that science improves the quality of life for people and/or animals. Those who pursue careers in health sciences are curious and empathetic critical thinkers who are driven to help others.
To discuss career opportunities and how to prepare for roles in this interest area, schedule an appointment with a career advisor through Handshake.
Common career pathways associated with the Health Sciences interest area include but are not limited to:
Visit the Career Outcomes page to learn about post-graduation outcomes of MSU students who have received a bachelor’s degree. Search by major to find a sampling of employers, employment locations, and names of graduate/professional schools.
While major does not often equal career, it is helpful to have an understanding of majors that are commonly associated with each interest area. Review the list of majors at MSU that are associated with the Health Sciences Interest Area and learn more about majors, degrees, and program requirements by visiting the Admissions website.
Gaining experience outside of your degree program helps you to become career ready. Employers are looking for evidence of transferable skills, and like candidates who have work experience – whether paid or unpaid. Experiences help you to build confidence, explore interests, test out organizations and positions, and build skills while expanding your professional network.
There are a lot of great ways to gain experiences and skills. Many opportunities are available for you right at MSU. Consider the following:
To find organizations and positions of interest within Health Sciences you can utilize: