Due to the rising demand for healthcare professionals, many colleges and universities are offering new and exciting healthcare degree programs. Some of these colleges offer degree programs online, on-site or a combination typically called blended learning.
As you evaluate your career to determine the past degree for your personality, you may consider taking a test to determine your adaptability to a healthcare professional degree.
In order to assist you in determining your best career path, below are some online aptitude tests to help you through this process.
John Holland SDS (Self-Directed Search) career interest test. This test will take approximately 30 minutes and cost $9.95. From your online responses, the SDS produces a personal three letter summary code that you can use to find occupation and fields of study that match well with your personality.
CareerColleges.com offers a free 15-question test to give you a broad idea of what your strengths may be in. This test will narrow down to a specific area of study, not necessarily detailed area of work. The free test can be found here: http://www.careercolleges.com/career-assessment-test
Similarminds.com (http://similarminds.com/career.html) is a very simple test that you can use to get a broad idea of career interest. Due to the broad nature of this test, it is more a evaluation of your personality type, then direction toward a specific career. it is fun to take, and may teach you something about yourself, but may not be that helpful in our career search.
Iseek.org https://www.iseek.org/careers/clusterSurvey is a survey that lets you rate your activities you enjoy, the school subjects you like and your personal qualities. You will then see which career clusters are a match for your interest.
My Next Move http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip can help you find what your interests are and how they relate to the work you would be interested in doing.
DISC Personality testing is a good way to help you better understand yourself and others. You can determine if you are in the right job, or the type of environment you would succeed in. There are many websites that can provide this testing, here is one: http://discpersonalitytesting.com/
For Healthcare positions and information, a helpful site is on Careerbuilder.com’s website. Check out this page, http://thehiringsite.careerbuilder.com/industries/health-care.
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Whatever career you decide in the healthcare field, you will find great enjoyment and accomplishment by serving others.
Options for Healthcare Degrees
Below is a list of specific articles discussing the types of colleges and universities that provide college health degrees.
College and University programs preparing you for a career Nursing.
College and University programs providing a Masters in Nursing.
College and University programs preparing you for a career Healthcare Administration or Healthcare Management.
College and University programs preparing you for a career Healthcare Information Technology.
College and University programs preparing you for a career Dental Assistant.
College and University programs preparing you for a career Physical Therapy.
College and University programs preparing you for a career preparing you for a career in Medical Billing Coding.