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There is an increasing demand for professionals in health and medical sciences due to a number of factors including the aging population, a growing obesity epidemic, and a changing health care paradigm. Health and medical sciences jobs include counselors, social workers, clinical technicians, nutritionists, pharmacists, physician's assistance, nurses, and more. Work settings for health and medical services jobs include hospitals, physicians' offices, nursing and rehabilitation facilities, medical laboratories, and outpatient care facilities.

Education and Career Opportunities in Health and Medical Sciences

Health and medical sciences degree programs provide a foundation for many specializations within the health care field. A typical curriculum includes a broad undergraduate education in science, leading the student to a particular area of specialization, such as health information technology, radiology, therapy, laboratory science and many more. Professional occupations within the health and medical sciences field require a bachelor's degree as well as post-graduate training. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), seven of the twenty fastest growing jobs are in the health and medical science field.

Median annual incomes for health and medical sciences jobs vary widely depending on the field of specialization and the work location. According to the BLS, they range from $37,860 for a medical laboratory technician to $40,710 for a surgical technician to $54,200 for a respiratory technician to $77,340 for a radiation therapist.

 



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