Careers In Allied Health

Learn more about specific careers in Allied Health

Below is a list of more specific careers in the Allied Health field. Click the links below for our detailed career guides in each specific area, complete with real-life job profiles (informational interviews) and all the details you'd want to know to learn if that career is right for you. 

About Allied Health Careers

Allied healthcare professionals are healthcare professionals who work independently to provide care to a wide variety of people. They work to assess, diagnose, treat and discharge patients in a wide range of settings. Allied healthcare roles include as a dietitian, massage therapist, physical therapist, speech therapist, chiropractor or audiologist.

Like all healthcare careers, the employment growth of allied healthcare professionals is set to increase over the coming years. This is because the growing and aging population will create a demand for allied healthcare professionals to treat a wide range of issues.

Like all healthcare careers, one in allied health is incredibly rewarding. Each day, allied healthcare professionals help someone who is distressed or in pain. They improve the quality of the lives of many people and without them, we would all become seriously ill with even acute problems.

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