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Medical Services Corps Careers

  • Army Medical Corps

    Audiologist (72C)

    The audiologist is primarily responsible for helping Soldiers preserve an important communication tool: the ability to hear.

    Audiologists work with the most advanced technology and develop new skills that can enhance your career.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Biochemist/Physiologist (71B)

    Biochemist/physiologists are primarily responsible for the scientific research of biochemistry and physiology for the U.S. Army health care team. As an officer, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills while conducting research that supports our national defense.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Clinical Laboratory Scientist (71E)

    Clinical laboratory scientists are primarily responsible for the scientific research of body fluids that can help prevent disease. As an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills while conducting research that supports our national defense.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
  • Allied Health Care

    Clinical Psychologist (73B)

    As a clinical psychologist in the U.S. Army, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a rewarding patient base — Soldiers and their families — in a variety of settings, and conduct vital, life-saving research alongside committed and focused colleagues.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Clinical Psychology HPSP Student

    If you are a clinical psychology student, you could receive a full-tuition scholarship for one or two academic years. During academic breaks, you'll train and work alongside other members of the U.S. Army Health Care Team. Plus, as your career progresses, you'll have the opportunity to continue your education and gain experience through our unique training programs.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Entomologist (72B)

    Your knowledge of insects and their behavior can impact the health, morale and overall environment of our Soldiers. When you serve your country as an entomologist and officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll conduct research, perform pest management and provide important information to our leaders regarding biological hazards around the globe.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Environmental Science/Engineering Officer (72D)

    Environmental scientists supervise the scientific research for environmental health and industrial hygiene. As an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, their knowledge helps prevent illness and injury for military personnel.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Health Care Administrator (70A)

    Health care administrators are responsible for providing administrative services to the Army’s health care facilities. As an officer, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills in one of the world’s largest health care organizations.

    • Active/Reserve: Army Reserve
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Health Services Administration (70B)

    Health care administrative assistants are responsible for ensuring the Army’s health care facilities run efficiently. As an officer, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills in one of the world’s largest health care organizations.

    • Active/Reserve: Army Reserve
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Microbiologist (71A)

    Microbiologists are primarily responsible for the scientific research of microorganisms for the U.S. Army health care team. As an Officer, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills in one of the world’s largest health care organizations.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Nuclear Medicine Scientist (72A)

    Nuclear medicine scientists are primarily responsible for medical defense that is related to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear matters. As an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills while conducting research that supports our national defense.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Optometrist (67F)

    Optometrists treat any type of disease, injury and disorder of the eyes and its associated structures. As an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll have access to the latest treatments and drug therapies in order to provide for your patients.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Optometry HPSP Student

    Receive a full-tuition scholarship to optometry school, money for books and academic fees, as well as a monthly stipend. The Health Professions Scholarship Program provides one-, two-, three- and four-year scholarships to qualifying students. During academic breaks, you'll gain unique experience while training alongside Army health care professionals.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Pharmacist (67E)

    Pharmacists are primarily responsible for the safe and effective use of medication for the Army. As an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll have access to the latest treatments and drug therapies in order to provide for your patients.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Podiatrist

    Podiatrists treat personnel suffering from diseases, injuries or disorders of the ankle, feet and lower leg. As an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll have access to the latest treatments and drug therapies in order to provide for your patients.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
  • Allied Health Care

    Research Psychologist (71F)

    Research psychologists are responsible for research that determines the effects of physiological, psychological and social variables on military personnel and their families. Research psychologists use interdisciplinary methodologies to conduct empirical research to enhance servicemember performance and health.

    The Army’s research psychology community is academically oriented, but it also conducts program-driven applied research. Our officers are encouraged and expected to remain academically engaged and collaborate with academics from top universities from across the globe. Our research is routinely presented at top conferences and published in both books and peer-reviewed journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology and many others.  To get an idea of our community’s research efforts, please visit: http://www.ndu.edu/press/lib/pdf/books/71F-Advantage.pdf.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None
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    Social Worker (73A)

    For the vast majority of social workers, their career choice is based on one simple ideal: a deep desire to help others help themselves. Serving as a social worker with the U.S. Army provides an environment where you can concentrate on patient care without the bureaucracy found in the private sector. In addition to providing direct services, your responsibilities could include teaching, training, supervision, research administration and policy development.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions: None