Healthcare Careers

The following list is from the Wisconsin Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) website. To learn more, please visit their website. Click the arrows on the right of their webpage to access the dropdown menus.

CHIROPRACTIC
Chiropractic Specialist/Chiropractic Technician
Chiropractor

CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician (CLT/MLT)
Clinical/Medical Technologist (CT/MT)
Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)
Cytotechnologist (CT)
Histotechnician (HT)
Histotechnologist (HTL)
Phlebotomist/Phlebotomy Technicians (PBT)

DENTISTRY
Dental Assistant/Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)
Dental Hygienist (DH)
Dental Laboratory Technician (DLABT)
Certified Dental Technician (CDT)
Dentist (DDS/DMD)

DIETETICS AND NUTRITION
Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR)
Dietitian/Licensed or Registered (LD/RD)

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-1/EMT-B/EMTS)
Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate and Intermediate Technician (EMT-2/EMT-3)
Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (EMT-4/EMT-P/EMTP)

GERIATRIC CARE
Geriatric Care (GC)

HEALTH INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION
Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)
Health Educator
Health Science Librarian (HSL)
Medical Illustrator (MI)
Medical Photographer
Medical Writer

HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Information Administrator/Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
Health Information Technician/Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
Health Unit Coordinator (HUD)
Medical Coding Specialist/Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
Medical Secretary
Medical Transcriptionist (MT)/Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT)

HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
Health Care Facility Administrator
Public Relations and Marketing Specialist

MENTAL HEALTH/COUNSELING
Mental Health Counselor (MHC)/Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
Pastoral Counselor
Psychologist/Doctor of Psychology/Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PhD/PsyD/LCS)
Social Worker, Medical
Social Worker, Psychiatric

NURSING
Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Home Health Aide
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Medical Assistant (MA)/Certified (CMA)/Registered (RMA)
Registered Nurse (RN)

PHARMACY
Medication Assistant
Pharmacist (RPh/Pharm.D)
Pharmacy Technician

PHYSICIAN AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
Physician
Physician Assistant (PA)

PODIATRY
Podiatrist

PUBLIC HEALTH
Public Health

RADIOLOGY
Nuclear Medician Technologist (NMT)
Radiation Therapy (RTT)
Radiologic Technologist (RT)

SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
Biological/Research Scientist
Biomedical Engineer
Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET)/Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET)
Industrial Hygienist (IH)/Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

SPECIAL TECHNOLOGIES, SERVICES AND DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTATION
Cardiovascular Technologist (CT/CVT)
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (DMS)/Ultrasound Technologist
Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist (ET)
Perfusionist (Perf)
Surgical Technologist (ST)/Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

THERAPY
Audiologist (AUDT)
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
Occupational Therapist (OT)
Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Physical Therapist (PT)
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
Recreational Therapist/Registered (RRT/RTR)
Rehabilitation Counselors/Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
Respiratory Therapist (RT)/Certified (CRT)/Registered (RRT)
Speech-Language Pathologist

VETERINARY MEDICINE
Veterinarian (DVM/DMD)
Veterinary Technician (VT)/Certified (CVT)/Licensed (LVT)

VISION CARE
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician
Optician (OPT)
Optometric Technician
Optometrist (OD)
Orthoptist