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What Can You do With a Graduate Degree in Allied Health?

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Physical Therapy

Physical therapy involves treatment through physical means for people disabled by illness, accident, or congenital handicap. Physical therapy seeks to improve mobility, relieve pain, or minimize permanent physical disabilities.

  • Clinical Practice
  • Acute care
  • Neuro-rehab
  • Out-patient
  • Management
  • Education
  • Research
  • Consultation


Cytotechnologists are detectives who study the patterns of disease progression found in human cells. These laboratory professionals detect subtle changes and clues within cells. With expert eyes, the cytotechnologist looks for the smallest abnormalities in color, shape, and size that may indicate clinically significant conditions. This rewarding profession provides the potential to help save lives by discovering disease early and uncovering information that informs effective treatment.

  • Dietician
  • Dietary Aide
  • Physician Assistant
  • MRI Technician
  • Physician
  • Nurse

Screening and Diagnosis:

  • Cancer
  • Pre-cancerous abnormalities
  • Benign tumors or growths
  • Infectious organisms and inflammatory conditions

Evaluation of Tissue:

  • Bladder
  • Bone and soft tissue
  • Breast
  • Female reproductive tract
  • Liver
  • Lung
  • Lymph nodes
  • Pancreas
  • Thyroid

Technological Equipment Operation:

  • Light microscopes
  • Biomedical instrumentation
  • Laboratory information systems

Other Job Titles

  • Anesthesiologist Assistant
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Clinical Lab Technologist
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Health Information Technician
  • Histotechnologist
  • Marriage and Family Counselor
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
    Cardiovascular Technician
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 
  • Home Helpers
  • Opticians
  • Radiologic Technologists
  • Associate Lab Microbiologist

Places of Employment:

Physical Therapy

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Home healthcare agencies
  • Nursing homes
  • Sports medicine facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Schools
  • Group or private practices
  • Universities and colleges
  • Dental Offices
  • Medical Centers
  • Radiology Center
  • Sports Medicine Facilities


  • Hospital and private laboratories
  • Federal and state government laboratories
  • Clinics and university medical centers
  • Public health facilities
  • Research and biotechnology industry
  • Healthcare administrative departments
  • Educational institutions

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