9 unexpected ways to a health career

Doctors. Nurses. Physiotherapists. These are what most people think of when they think “Health Career”.

But there’s a whole world of opportunities in a growing number of specialist health professions, some with 100% employment rates for graduates and attractive starting salaries.

So, which one of these Griffith future-focused degrees will be your gateway to a rewarding health career?

  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science

Work in laboratories, performing tests and making recommendations to help doctors diagnose and treat disease.

  • Bachelor of Health Science

Work in the lab as a researcher, or in the wider community as scientific adviser, industry representative or technical salesperson.

  • Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Fill one of 1600+ pharmaceutical-related roles currently advertised

  • Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Technology

Combine art, science and dentistry to design and create customised dental devices.

  • Bachelor of Public Health

Work in health promotion and address major global health issues, every day.

  • Bachelor of Environmental Health

Evaluate and control impacts on ecosystems, built environments and human health.

  • Bachelor of Child and Family Studies

Work on the front line, promoting and improving the well-being of kids and families.

  • Bachelor of Social Work

Have a direct impact on outcomes for disadvantaged people in the community.

  • Bachelor of Human Services

Plan and develop services that link government, health care and the community

Despite a growing demand for graduates in these crucial areas, most of these degrees have less restrictive OP requirements than others, making them the perfect gateway to change later to the health career of your choice.

At Griffith, you’ll learn in state-of-the-art facilities, such as the 750-bed Gold Coast University Hospital next to our campus. You’ll experience a hands-on approach to learning in real life settings, from laboratories to community work placements, with the expertise of internationally recognised lecturers and researchers.

So maybe it’s time to consider a more unconventional approach to your future health career? Because at Griffith University, when you know more, you can do more.

For more information on your health degree options, visit griffith.edu.au/health