Real Jobs for Real Majors:
What Can I do with a Major in Pre-Med and Pre-Pharmacy?


Real jobs for college graduates who major in Pre-Med and Pre-Pharmacy.


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Job titles for graduates with pre-med and pre-pharmacy degrees*:

  • Anesthesiologist
  • Audiologist
  • Biomedical Equipment Technician
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Clinical Laboratory Research Technician
  • Clinical Specialist
  • Drug Information Specialist
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Forensic Scientist/Criminalist
  • Geriatric Care Manager
  • Health Promotion & Awareness Coordinator
  • Health Services Specialist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Librarian, Health Sciences
  • Medical Devices Sales Representative
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Technologist
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Medical Science Liaison
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Oral Pathologist
  • Patient Advocate
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Pharmacologist
  • Phlebotomist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Psychiatrist
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Radiation Technician
  • Radiopharmacist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Science Laboratory Technician
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Surgeon
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Teacher, Science


*Technically, pre-med and pre-pharmacy are programs of study, but your degree may actually be in biology, chemistry, biochemistry -- or really any major as long as you complete the core science requirements.


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