AA = Associate of Arts
AS = Associate of Science
AAS = Associate of Applied Science
BA = Bachelor of Arts
BS = Bachelor of Science
BBA = Bachelor of Business Administration
MA = Master of Arts
MS = Master of Science
MBA = Master of Business Administration
MPA = Master of Public Administration
ES = Education Specialist in School Psychology Graduate Program
STT = degree program must be completed on the St. Thomas campus
STX = degree program must be completed on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix
MOU = degree program must be completed at a partner institution
Perhaps you have thought about becoming a physician but are not sure you want to commit to the work, time, and money necessary to do so. There are lots of other careers in the health professions that will allow you to satisfy your desire to help others and earn a good living without the level of commitment necessary to be a medical doctor. The website Explore Health Careers has information on all different health professions, including required training and salaries.
Here is a list of a variety of health professions with a short description of each one, the kind of preparation you need for that kind of career and the range of salary you might expect. There are also links to professional organizations for each profession that will provide more in depth information about the profession.