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Sometimes it can be difficult to choose from two different career fields. Understanding what each of them entails is important in making your decision. Here is some information about two different unrelated career fields that you may already be interested in and some information about education.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is the treatment and assessment to recover and maintain the daily living of individuals who have mental, physical or cognitive disorders. In layman’s terms, occupational therapists help individuals do common daily tasks that they no longer can do due to one of these disabilities. It takes a very special type of training to become an occupational therapists. There are a lot of different college as well as scholarship opportunities for individuals who are seeking to better their lives with this rewarding degree. Keep reading to find out more about the different college opportunities that are available.

One of the top schools in the country when it comes to occupational therapy is USC’s Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. They offer both graduate and undergraduate degree programs in the field and were ranked the number one college in the country for occupational therapy. They thrive on providing students with highly-educated faculty and a diverse and open-minded education.

USC offers students an accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s degree program that allows you to finish your degree at a much faster pace. This helps to not only cut down the cost of the overall education, it also provides students to complete their degree one year early. This also mean that you will be prepared at a faster pace for the National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy exam.

Veterinary Medicine

A veterinarian is a medical professional who is responsible for the medical care of many different types of animals. This requires a Bachelor’s degree in science and a PhD. This is a very rewarding career with many benefits. There are some really amazing schools to choose from when you are trying to pick a school for veterinary medicine.

In 2012 Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine was rated the number one program in veterinary medicine and has been around for over 150 years. This college is located in Ithaca, New York and has over 200 trained and professional members of faculty with nearly 400 students already enrolled in this program. Students come out with an extensive amount of knowledge in all different types of veterinary medicine.

Picking a career that is right for you can be extremely challenging. The good news is there are so many options available for you to choose from that you will always be rewarded with a positive outcome. No matter what you choose, if you go with your passion, you can’t go wrong.

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