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Pre-Health Advising

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 Health The Association of Schools of Allied Health www.asahp.org
Anesthesiologist Assistant American Academy of Anesthesiologists’ Assistants www.anesthetist.org
Art Therapist American Art Therapy Association www.arttherapy.org
Athletic Trainer National Athletic Trainers Association www.nata.org
Blood Bank Technologist American Society of Clinical Pathologists www.ascp.org
Cardiovascular Technologist American Society of Echocardiography www.asecho.org
Cardiovascular Technologist American Society of Echocardiography www.asecho.org
Cardiovascular Professionals www.acp-online.org
Medical Laboratory Science/Cytotechnology* National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences www.naacls.org
American Society of Clinical Pathologists www.ascp.org
* 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 Occupations American Counseling Association www.counseling.org
Crime Scene Investigator International Crime Scene Investigators Association www.icsia.org
Dental Hygienist American Dental Hygienists’ Association www.adha.org
Dental Laboratory Technician National Association of Dental Laboratories www.nadl.org
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers www.sdms.org
Dietetic Technician, Dietitian American Dietetic Association www.eatright.org
www.nutrition.org
Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians www.naemt.org
Health Information Management American Health Information Management Association www.ahima.org
Histologic Technician/ Histotechnologist National Society for Histotechnology www.nsh.org
Kinesiotherapist American Kinesiotherapy Association www.akta.org
Medical Assistant American Association of Medical Assistants www.aama-ntl.org
Music Therapist American Music Therapy Association www.musictherapy.org
Nuclear Medicine Technologist Society of Nuclear Medicine – Technologist Section www.snmmi.org
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician Optical Laboratories Association www.ola-labs.org
Ophthalmic Medical Technician/ Technologist Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
Orthotist and Prosthetist American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association www.aopanet.org
Radiation Therapist/Radiographer American Society of Radiologic Technologists www.asrt.org
Rehabilitation Counselor National Rehabilitation Counseling Association
Respiratory Therapist/
Respiratory Therapy Technician
American Association for Respiratory Care www.aarc.org
Speech-Language Pathologist American Speech-Language-Hearing Association www.asha.org
Surgical Technologist Association of Surgical Technologists www.ast.org

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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.