Virginia Health Careers

With each student who commits to becoming a health care professional, Virginia is that much closer to providing quality health care to all Virginians, regardless of income or location.

Virginia Health Careersavailable on the Virginia Healthcare Workforce Development Authority website, is a comprehensive reference manual designed to educate and inspire students to pursue health careers and to serve in underserved communities. The online version includes Student Choice, an interactive tool to help students compare cost, income and education requirements for health careers.

An in-depth career exploration and planning resource, Virginia Health Careers contains thorough descriptions of more than 90 health professions.

  • Pages describe each health profession, work activities, average salary range, work setting and educational requirements.
  • Listings include contact information for related professional associations and the Virginia schools, universities and training programs for each specific career.
  • Readers also learn which careers are in highest demand and what areas of the state are in greatest need – and challenges students to meet those demands.

It can also be downloaded and printed by clicking here.

Virginia Health Careers is made possible VHCF’s partner, Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority.