Choose a Career in Health Science and Medical Technology.
Health care is one of the fastest growing career sectors. The Health Science and Medical Technology Sector require academic and technical skills, as well as the related knowledge necessary for the field. These careers range from entry level to management, including technical and professional specialties. Workers in this field need the knowledge and ability to contribute to the delivery of safe and effective health care. Nearly half of the careers in this area require professional level preparation. Students commonly need the academic background required for entry into postsecondary education. Specific skill sets needed usually include chemistry, physics, math, and biology plus communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills. Many careers require state certification or credentials.
Biotechnology Research and Development Pathway
Want to search for new answers and develop medical breakthroughs? The Biotechnology Research and Development Pathway include occupations that use biological science to research and develop applications used to benefit human health.
Diagnostic Services Pathway
If you like to help solve medical problems, the Diagnostic Services Pathway may be for you. Analyzing the cause or nature of a person’s condition by creating a picture of their health status at a single point in time is the basis of the work performed in diagnostic services.
Health Informatics Pathway
Computer utilization is very fascinating to many people. If you think operating a computer as your primary work focus sounds intriguing, the Health Informatics Pathway may be right for you. Health informatics involves distribution of patient health data organized via the computer. As software continues to be developed, the health informatics job opportunities will continue to grow.
Therapeutic Services Pathway
Want to assist patients in overcoming disease, illness, or injury? Occupations that affect the ongoing treatment and rehabilitation of patients are part of the Therapeutic Services Pathway, which includes an extensive list of entry through professional level career options.
Support Services Pathway
The Support Services Pathway provides an opportunity to work directly or indirectly with patients, their environment, and their material needs.
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