Dermatologists

Job Description

Dermatologists are physicians that specialize in the treatment and care of the skin. They diagnose and treat skin conditions related to the scalp, hair and nails.

Academic Requirements

Students interested in becoming dermatologists must first earn a bachelor’s degree and then enroll in medical school. Upon graduation, they pursue specialized dermatology training. Finally, prospective dermatologists acquire formal certification in the field. Dermatologists must be certified by the American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) or by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Dermatologists
$100
Thousand
or Higher
Average
Salary
High
Patient
Interaction
6.82%
Job
Growth
 
Medium
Blood
Interaction
Doctoral or professional degree
Education
Required

Schools

University of Kansas

1450 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences

1750 Independence Boulevard
Kansas City, 64106
School results are based on career category, not specific degree field. For specific program and degree information, please visit the school page.

Professional Organizations

National Academy of Dermatology