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Physicians, Dentists and Veterinarians

Specialists in clinical medicine diagnose and treat diseases and physiological or psychiatric disorders, and act as consultants to other physicians. General practitioners and family physicians diagnose and treat diseases, physiological disorders and injuries of patients. Dentists diagnose, treat, prevent and control disorders of the teeth and mouth. Veterinarians prevent, diagnose and treat diseases and disorders in animals and advise clients on the feeding, hygiene, housing and general care of animals.

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree.
  • Degree in medical, dental or veterinary medicine, followed by a residency of between two and five years. Specialists require additional internship and residency of between two to seven years.
  • A license is required for all practitioners in these occupations.

Future Prospects:

These occupations will have small but sustained increases in employment over the next ten years.

Job Prospects