James Madison University

Potential Careers

The following list is careers that students, who have a Health Science degree with a concentration in Health Studies, may obtain. Many of the occupations in the list require a graduate degree. The Health Studies concentration is designed to provide students the flexibility to take courses that are required to apply to many of the professional graduate health programs.

  • Admissions Coordinator
  • Cancer Outreach Worker
  • Clinical Coordinator
  • Community Health Specialist
  • Community Volunteer Director
  • Consumer Safety Inspector
  • Corporate Fitness Director
  • Corporate Wellness Specialist
  • Dentist
  • Disability Claim Manager
  • Emergency Room Technician
  • Employee Wellness Specialist
  • Fitness Program Coordinator
  • Health Advocate
  • Health Care Recruiter
  • Health Educator
  • Health Information Specialist
  • Health Insurance Planning Specialist
  • Health Planning Analyst
  • Health Promotion Coordinator
  • HMO Contract Coordinator
  • Hospital Wellness Coordinator
  • Immunization Specialist
  • Industrial Fitness Specialist
  • Medical Officer Manager
  • Medical Record Administrator
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Outreach/ Referral Coordinator
  • Patient Care Administrator
  • Patient Representative
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Agent
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician (D.O. or M.D.)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Prosthetics/ Orthotics Tech
  • Public Health Educator
  • Public Health Statistician
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Technician
  • School Health Educator
  • SPA/Health Club Manager
  • Substance Abuse Case Manager
  • Substance Abuse Educator
  • Veterinarian
  • Wellness Coordinator


  • March 6-10
    Spring Break
    Classes do not meet
  • May 4-6
    Commencement Ceremonies
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