Ten-Step Guide to a Career in Healthcare
Step 7: Decide on a Specialty
Many healthcare professions divide into more focused specialties, while others do not. During your education, you may be introduced to various specializations, so you can broaden your knowledge of the opportunities in your field. As time goes by, you will meet more and more working professionals who can also share their specializations with you.
Each healthcare profession may have any number of specialty areas. In school, you will likely get a chance to dabble in a few of the available specialties in your degree program. Pay attention to whether or not you liked that particular class. If you didn’t enjoy the class, you will more than likely not enjoy that specialty as a career.
To learn about healthcare career specialties, check out our Explore Careers section.