medical technology and the human touch, those working in healthcare
administer care around the clock. They respond to the needs of
millions of people – from newborns through geriatrics; whether it's for
wellness or caring for the critically ill.
generate 3.2 million new wage and salary jobs between 2008 and 2018,
more than any other industry, largely in response to rapid growth in the
Most workers have jobs
that require less than 4 years of college education, but health
diagnosing and treating practitioners are highly educated.
Healthcare is the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and
the preservation of mental and physical well being through the services
offered by a wide range of professions including
Within these broad categories are dozens of interesting career paths.
On this site you find in depth profiles of many fields in healthcare
that are available to those with degrees of many sorts, including
associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, and master's degrees.
For each field, there
are links to professional societies that can provide support and
resources throughout your career, and also to employers in a wide range
of industries. And, the Career Cornerstone Center provides career
path forecasts for each field, offering insights about how fields may
grow or changed over time.