Humans helping other humans with their health takes many forms. As a health and society student you are likely already interested in medicine or health care in some capacity, but courses will help you explore what different shapes careers in health care can take. 

You will find Lawrentians utilizing their health and society understanding in careers like public health education, epidemiology, disaster preparedness, and hospital administration.

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers in medicine, public health education, epidemiology, disaster preparedness, health consultant, allied health professions, hospital administration, genetic counseling, physician assistant, and sports medicine.

They can also earn advanced degrees in biomedical ethics, medicine, public or global health, dentistry, nursing, physical or occupational therapy, health care administration, pharmacy, health policy.

The first class of Health & Society minors is graduating in June 2022. Past Lawrentians with an interest in public health, society, and medicine have gone on to pursue the following:

Examples of recent employers:

  • University of Wisconsin Cytogenetics Lab, State Lab of Hygiene
  • Rogers Memorial Hospital and Froedtert Health
  • Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe 

Examples of recent graduate programs:

  • Vanderbilt University - Pediatrics & Medical Genetics
  • Rush Medical College - Internal Medicine
  • Emory University - Masters of Public Health
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