BS Health Science
Due to the aging population and major changes in the healthcare market, careers in
health sciences are expected to see substantial growth over the next decade and into
the future. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a job growth rate of 11 percent is expected between 2012 and 2022 for all
occupations combined. Job growth for most health science occupations, however, are
expected to double, triple or even quadruple that rate over the same period.
Below is a sampling of the multitude of options a Health Science bachelor degree holder has:
Healthcare Administrator, Healthcare Coordinator, Health Science Writer, Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker, Dentist, Dietitian or Dietetic Technician, Health Educator, Biomedical Engineer, Medical Physicist, Physician, Physician Assistant, Mortician, Midwife, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacologist, Environmental and Occupational Health Expert, Epidemiologist, Toxicologist, Radiation Therapist, Radiologist, Nuclear Medicine Therapist, Sonographer, Audiologist, Exercise Science, Holistic Therapist, Physical Therapist, Recreation Therapist, Cardiovascular Technologist, Dialysis Technician, Electrocardiograph Technician, Veterinarian, Veterinarian Technician, Ophthalmic Medical Personnel, Optometrist, Audiologist, Exercise Physiologist, Athletic Trainer, or Sports Medicine Technician, among many other options.
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