About Us


Staff with Student in HCC LobbyWelcome to the Health Careers Center

The Health Careers Center is a specialized career center that helps University undergraduate students, high school students, and adult learners explore health career options, build effective skills and tools for career development, and prepare for admission into health professional programs.

The Health Careers Center creates innovative programs, provides educational services and influences policies that contribute to the holistic development of future diverse generations of health professionals.
- HCC Mission Statement

The Health Careers Center represents a partnership between the University of Minnesota’s undergraduate colleges and the schools/programs within the University’s Academic Health Center. We design our programs to meet the needs of diverse students preparing for careers in the expanding and changing health fields. Our experienced and helpful staff members are here to support you in each stage of your career development.

What We Offer

We offer a variety of services through information sessions, online workshops, credit-courses, special events, and fairs, designed to:

Our website and Facebook page provide current and comprehensive information that will notify you of important events and programs offered by the Health Careers Center, University of Minnesota, and community. Come in and explore the wide variety of health careers available, and find out more about health professional program requirements.

Helping Students "Aim High" and "Aim Well"

Many health professions are experiencing rapid change. Demographic and workforce trend data suggest that workforce shortages in the healthcare industry could severely impact the health of the public and the quality of life in Minnesota.

We believe it is critical to meet these needs and respond to the shortage issue by developing a strong pipeline of professionals entering health careers. If you care about the health of people and communities, work well in a team, and are interested in lifelong learning, we will help you to “aim high” and “aim well” as you explore health-related academic and career options.


Where We Are Located

The Health Careers Center is located on the second floor of Moos Tower in room 2-565 (near the Caribou Coffee shop).

We are open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Stop in, ask your questions, and pick up brochures and prerequisite information on the different health professional programs on campus!

Have a Question?

Stop by our office and pick up a brochure, program materials, and prerequisite sheets on a health program. Ask our friendly staff any questions you have... no appointment is necessary.

Need to look up information online? Use one of our computer workstations available for student use.

Can't make it to our office? Call us at 612-624-6767 or email us at HCC@umn.edu.