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Preparing for a Career in an Allied Health Program

Allied health programs are numerous, and are diverse in their requirements. Please review the links below for more information on some allied health fields.

Allied HealthThe Association of Schools of Allied
Anesthesiologist AssistantAmerican Academy of Anesthesiologists’
Art TherapistAmerican Art Therapy
Athletic TrainerNational Athletic Trainers
Blood Bank TechnologistAmerican Society of Clinical
Cardiovascular TechnologistAmerican Society of
Cardiovascular TechnologistAmerican Society of
Medical Laboratory Science/Cytotechnology*National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory
 American Society of Clinical
* These programs are offered by Monmouth University in conjunction with several hospital partners. For more information see Dr. William Schreiber or Dr. Robin Kucharczyk in the Department of Chemistry, Medical Technology & Physics
Counseling-related OccupationsAmerican Counseling
Crime Scene InvestigatorInternational Crime Scene Investigators
Dental HygienistAmerican Dental Hygienists’
Dental Laboratory TechnicianNational Association of Dental
Diagnostic Medical SonographerSociety of Diagnostic Medical
Dietetic Technician, DietitianAmerican Dietetic
Emergency Medical Technician/ParamedicNational Association of Emergency Medical
Health Information ManagementAmerican Health Information Management
Histologic Technician/ HistotechnologistNational Society for
KinesiotherapistAmerican Kinesiotherapy
Medical AssistantAmerican Association of Medical
Music TherapistAmerican Music Therapy
Nuclear Medicine TechnologistSociety of Nuclear Medicine – Technologist
Ophthalmic Medical Technician/ TechnologistJoint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology 
Orthotist and ProsthetistAmerican Orthotic & Prosthetic
Radiation Therapist/RadiographerAmerican Society of Radiologic
Rehabilitation CounselorNational Rehabilitation Counseling Association 
Respiratory Therapist/
Respiratory Therapy Technician
American Association for Respiratory
Speech-Language PathologistAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing
Surgical TechnologistAssociation of Surgical

General Information on Health Profession Careers

Career information on this page is to help students begin to prepare for continuing education after completion of their undergraduate degree at Monmouth. Every student should seek out further information on these potential careers through professional organizations and websites for each graduate program he or she intends to apply.