UMR students pose in 318 Commons

UMR Career Pathways

The University of Minnesota Rochester is located in the heart of the medical world, just minutes from the globally respected Mayo Clinic.

UMR’s innovative Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program provides students with a foundational undergraduate education that allows them to pursue a wide range of health careers. 


Explore the unique Career Pathways that lead to life-changing careers.


The Business and Leadership of Health Care

UMR’s BSHS degree is the right foundation for a career as a leader in managing the delivery of medical services.

Resilience, Well-being and Mental Health

Achieving an ongoing balance among all of the elements that contribute to a robust and productive life is a skill that can be acquired through education and practice.

Patient Care

Students interested in a hands-on career offering quality care to patients will find UMR’s innovative curriculum provides ample preparation for entry into the workforce or advanced study.

Health Care Research and Discovery

Outstanding research opportunities for all UMR students prepare them for careers that apply rigorous investigation and analysis to the grand health challenges of the 21st century.

Public Policy and Global Health

UMR students can explore the implications of the delivery of health care and can create careers based on the creation of policy that addresses societal concerns.

Emerging Health Technologies

Students who aspire to careers in this area will systematically bring their knowledge and skills to solving health problems through the creation and application of innovative technologies.