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Health Sciences

This Career Cluster® is focused on planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

Below are the Health Sciences career cluster pathways. Each pathway has various occupations that share common skills, knowledge, and interests. Discover possible occupations by selecting a pathway below:

Therapeutic Services
Diagnostic Services
Health Informatics
Support Services
Biotechnology Research and Development

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Programs

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic medical sonographers and cardiovascular technologists and technicians, including vascular technologists, also called diagnostic imaging workers, operate special imaging equipment to…

Emergency Medical Responder

The mission of the EMR First Responder program is to introduce students to the field of EMS and to provide…

Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend…

Medical Assistant

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary…

Medical Coding Specialist

The Certificate of Applied Science in Medical Coding Specialist is designed for students who are interested in becoming a member…

Nursing

Nursing is a client-centered, information- and evidence-based, interdisciplinary profession that provides safe, quality health care. The focus of nursing is…

Paramedic, Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Paramedic is a four semester, sixty-credit hour program designed to provide educational opportunities…

Paramedic, Certificate of Technical Studies

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend…

Patient Care Technician

The mission of the Patient Care Technician Program is to provide training and education in the fundamentals of patient care…

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals. They mainly work in retail pharmacies and hospitals.…

Practical Nursing

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic medical care. They work under the direction of registered…

Registered Nursing (RN) Program

Students who successfully complete the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) Program will be able to: Provide safe and effective…

Surgical Technology

Surgical technologists, also called operating room technicians, assist with operations. They prepare operating rooms, arrange equipment, and help doctors during…

Veterinary Technology

Veterinary technologists and technicians, supervised by licensed veterinarians, do medical tests that help diagnose animals’ injuries and illnesses. In addition…

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Resources

Career Coach

Career Coach is a web-based service that helps you identify your strengths, explore in-demand careers , and find the right program …

The Ultrasound Journal

The journal publishes editorials, reviews, original articles, short communications and case reports and is open for publication of supplements and …

Science Daily

ScienceDaily features breaking news about the latest discoveries in science, health, the environment, technology, and more — from leading universities, …

Job Shadow

If you’re career hunting, trying to find out what career is right for you, don’t like your current job, or …

The Conversation

On this website (and through distribution of our articles to thousands of news outlets worldwide), you’ll find explanatory journalism on …

The Doctors Company

The Doctors Company would work relentlessly to advance, protect, and reward the practice of good medicine.

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