Health Science Degrees

A degree in health science provides the student exposure to how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics intersect with the delivery of healthcare.

Graduates have numerous career options from which to choose. If the graduate decides to work in a hospital, multiple specialties are available, including diagnostics, surgery, nursing care, mental illness, cancer, and pediatrics. Specific jobs include billing, patient intake, operations, administration, and medical assisting. Graduates can also work in nursing homes and residential care facilities. Jobs as nursing assistants will allow the graduate to work in inpatient nursing, rehabilitation, and personal care. Doctor’s offices are organized by specialty and offer numerous jobs in medical billing, nursing, administration, or technicians. Health science occupations historically have strong earning potential, with the average salary at about $20/hour.

Health science degree programs come in all forms, from the certificate all the way to the doctorate. Associate degree holders normally work as technicians, medical billers, and entry-level nurses. Bachelor’s programs provide the student the opportunity to discover more advanced topics in ethics and healthcare. Master’s programs feature the opportunity to perform advanced research. For those that want to teach, consult, or become experts in the field, students can purse any number of exciting doctoral degrees.

Degrees in Health Science

Online Surgical Technician Degree Programs

Ultimate Medical Academy
Ultimate Medical Academy

ABHES

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Purdue University
Purdue University

NCA

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Rasmussen College
Rasmussen College

NCA

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ECPI University
ECPI University

SACS

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Miller-Motte Technical College
Miller-Motte Technical College

ACICS

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Southern Technical College
Southern Technical College

ACICS

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Stevens-Henager College
Stevens-Henager College

ACCSC

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Harris School of Business
Harris School of Business

ACICS

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