We Advise for all of the following career pathways including Allied Health


Allopathic MedicineOpens in new window

Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries and illnesses in patients. Physicians examine patients, take medical histories, prescribe medications, and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.

Osteopathic MedicineOpens in new window

Physicians are able to prescribe drugs, surgery, and use technology to diagnose disease and evaluate injury. It also offers hands-on diagnosis and treatment through a system of therapy known as osteopathic manipulative medicine. D.O.s place additional emphasis on the body's musculoskeletal system, preventive medicine, and holistic (whole person) patient care.

DentistryOpens in new window

Dentists diagnose and treat problems with a patient's teeth, gums, and other parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

PharmacyOpens in new window

Pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients and offer advice on their safe use.

OptometryOpens in new window

Optometrists perform eye exams to check for vision problems and diseases. They prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses as needed.

Physician AssistantOpens in new window

Physician assistants, also known as PAs, practice medicine under the direction of physicians and surgeons. They are formally trained to examine patients, diagnose injuries and illnesses, and provide treatment.

Podiatry MedicineOpens in new window

Podiatrists provide medical and surgical care for people suffering foot, ankle, and lower leg problems. They diagnose illnesses, treat injuries, and perform surgery.

Veterinary MedicineOpens in new window

Veterinarians care for the health of animals. They diagnose, treat, or research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and animals in zoos, racetracks, and laboratories.

Occupational/Physical Therapy

Public health

Emergency Medical Technicians

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For more information, please consider visiting the University of California, Irvine's website.Opens in new window


*For Nursing: Contact Nursing

nursing.fullerton.edu Opens in new window
or visit EC 182 at 657-278-3217