Health Sciences

HEALTH SCIENCES:

Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.



Cluster Knowledge and Skills

  • Health Maintenance Practices
  • Technical Skills
  • Information Technology Applications
  • Legal Responsibilities
  • Ethics
  • Safety Practices
  • Teamwork
  • Academic Foundation
  • Communications
  • Systems
  • Employability Skills



Pathways Sample Career Specialties / Occupations
Therapeutic Services
  • Acupuncturist
  • Anesthesiologist/Assistant
  • Anesthesia Technologist/Technician
  • Art/Music/Dance Therapist(s)
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Audiologist
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Chiropractor
  • Chiropractic Assistant
  • Dental Assistant/Hygienist
  • Dental Lab Technician
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Dosimetrist
  • EMT/Paramedic
  • Endodontist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Home Health Aide
  • Kinesiotherapist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Naturopathic Doctor
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist/Assistant
  • Oral Surgeon
  • Orientation/Mobility Specialist
  • Orthodontist
  • Orthoptist
  • Orthotist/Prosthetist/Technician
  • Pedorthist
  • Perfusionist
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapist/Assistant
  • Physician (MD/DO)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Radiation Therapist
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Speech-Language Therapist
  • Surgical Technician
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinarian Assistant/Technician
  • Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Wellness Coach
Diagnostics Services
  • Audiologist
  • Blood Bank Technology Specialist
  • Cardiovascular Technologist
  • Clinical Lab Technician
  • Clinical Laboratory/Technologist
  • Computer Tomography (CT) Technologist
  • Cytogenetic Technologist
  • Cytotechnologist
  • Dentist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Electrocardiographic (ECG) Technician
  • Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist
  • Electronic Diagnostic (EEG) Technologist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Geneticist
  • Geriatrician
  • Histotechnician
  • Histotechnologist
  • Magnetic Resonance Technologist
  • Mammographer
  • Medical Technologist/ Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Optician
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Ophthalmic Assistant/Technologist
  • Optometrist
  • Pathologist
  • Pathologists’ Assistant
  • Phlebotomis
  • Polysomnographic Technologist
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Radiologist
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
Health Informatics
  • Admitting Clerk
  • Applied Researcher
  • Compliance Technician
  • Clinical Account Manager
  • Clinical Account Technician
  • Clinical Data Specialist
  • Community Services Specialists
  • Data Quality Manager
  • Epidemiologist
  • Ethicist
  • Health Educator
  • Health Information Mgmt. Administrator
  • Health Information Mgmt. Technician
  • Healthcare Access Manager
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Healthcare Finance Informatician
  • Information Privacy Officer
  • Managed Care Contract Analyst
  • Medical Coder
  • Medical Historian
  • Medical Illustrator
  • Medical Information Technologist
  • Medical Librarian
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Patient Account Manager
  • Patient Account Technician
  • Patient Advocate
  • Patient Information Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Public Health Educator
  • Quality Management Specialist
  • Quality Data Analyst
  • Research and Decision Support Specialist
  • Reimbursement Specialist
  • Risk Manager
  • Unit Coordinator
  • Utilization Manager
  • Utilization Review Manager
Support Services
  • Animal Behavioralist
  • Biomedical/Clinical Engineer
  • Biomedical/Clinical Technician
  • Clinical Simulator Technician
  • Central Service Manager
  • Central Service Technician
  • Community Health Worker
  • Dietary Manager
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Environmental Health Advocate
  • Environmental Health Practitioner
  • Environmental Services Specialist
  • Facilities Manager
  • Food Safety Specialist
  • Health Advocate
  • Hospital Maintenance Engineer
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Interpreter
  • Martial, Couple, Family Counselor/Therapist
  • Materials Manager
  • Medical Health Counselor
  • Mortician/ Funeral Director
  • Nurse Educator
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Occupational Health & Safety Expert
  • Social Worker
  • Transport Technician
Biotechnology Research and Development
  • Biochemist
  • Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Biomedical Chemist
  • Biomedical Manufacturing Technician
  • Biostatistician
  • Cancer Registrar
  • Cell Biologist
  • Clinical Data Management Specialist
  • Clinical Pharmacologist
  • Clinical Trials Monitor
  • Clinical Trials Research Coordinator
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Diagnostic Molecular Scientist
  • Forensic Biologist
  • Forensic Chemist
  • Forensic Odontologist
  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Geneticist-Lab Assistant
  • Lab Technician
  • Medical Editor/Writer
  • Microbiologist
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Packaging Technician
  • Patent Lawyer
  • Pharmaceutical/Clinical Project Manager
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Pharmacokineticist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Product Safety Scientist
  • Process Development Scientist
  • Processing Technician
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialist
  • Research Assistant
  • Research Scientist
  • Toxicologist