Health Sciences

Career Paths

A degree in the health sciences could be applicable to a variety of professions in schools, hospitals, government agencies, in public health or administration, health education, community clinics, insurance industry, hospitals, radiography, pharmaceutical industry, or for non-profit groups. A health science major can provide graduates with career paths in clinical and non clinical roles in healthcare.

Our program will focus on building career skills needed in the healthcare sector such as problem solving and working collaboratively in teams, instilling the value quality of healthcare, health promotion and disease prevention, and improving the lives of patients and the community.

Health Sciences CareersClinical Career Paths:

  • Certified Radiologic Technician
  • Pursue ABSN (accelerated bachelor of science in nursing)
  • Pursue graduate level programs in the allied health professions, such as athletic training or occupational therapy.

Non-Clinical Career Paths:

  • Include careers in private healthcare practices, hospitals, health clinics, nursing home, behavioral health and rehabilitation facilities such as:
    • Patient Service Representative
    • Administrative Medical Assistant
    • Medical Manager of a Hospital Department
    • Claims Reviewer
    • Practice Manager in Private Practice
    • Office Coordinator
    • Patient Care Liaison/ Representative
    • Patient Educator
    • Surgical Scheduling Coordinator
    • Administrative Practice Coordinator
  • Include careers in health insurance and health tech companies, or community health agency such as:
    • Social and Community Service Manager
    • Social and Human Service Assistant
    • Program Coordinator
    • Director of Family Health Services
    • Outreach Specialist
    • Health Educator or Community Health Worker
    • Health Insurance Agent
    • Project Manager
    • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Pursue graduate degrees in public health or health administration