Exploring Health Professions

Exploring Health Professions 

A career in the health profession is one of the most gratifying career paths. There are a multitude of professional roles in the health field that our students have pursued. We strongly encourage you to give great thought and exploration to deciding which path is right for you. Our advisors and faculty on campus are here to support you as your consider your options. 


One very helpful website to aid you in your research is explorehealthcareers.org. It is a free, interactive health careers website designed to explain the array of health professions and provide easy access to students seeking information about health careers. The site also includes:

Attend a Pre-Health Overview Session 

Learn what it means to be a pre-health student at Barnard. Find out about the resources and advising support our office provides. Pre-Health Overview Sessions are held throughout the year. Click here to learn more and sign up for an upcoming session.  

Utilize Inspire

Click here to learn about Inspire, formerly known as AdviseStream, our online system to aid students interested in applying to health professional schools throughout their four years at Barnard.