Whatever your interest or passion in healthcare, there is a career pathway waiting for you.
I want to work in healthcare --- but I don’t like the sight of blood
There are many allied healthcare professions that treat people in non-medical and non-emergency settings. These are often based on providing therapy and diagnosis.
I want to work in healthcare, but I don’t want to be around sick people
There are many healthcare professions that don’t involve patient care. There are administrative roles, technology roles, healthcare advocacy, and a whole slew of jobs that improve people’s health without interacting directly with patients.
I’m not afraid of intensive situations, but I don’t want to study for years and years
There are many medical roles that don’t require a path to becoming a doctor or nurse, and that are accessible through an associates degree, certification and work experience.
There is a pathway to a career in healthcare for everyone, everywhere.
In Brooklyn, there are many healthcare programs. You can attend Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York (CUNY), to earn a Bachelor's degree. Brooklyn College has more than 70 undergraduate programs, many of which are in Allied Health fields. Start Your Journey at Brooklyn College.
You can attend a Community College, part of the City University of New York (CUNY) to earn an Associate degree. Kingsborough Community College and Medgar Evers College offer many Allied Health programs that lead to a career or transfer to a senior college in CUNY.
If you are not in Brooklyn, you can find a similar pathway in your borough or town.