Are you interested in a career in the medical field, but not sure which health career is right for you? If you are confused about the types of medical jobs that are available, or which one is right for you, consider the options that are listed here.
The health care industry makes up over 14 million jobs in the United States, and is only growing. There are a number of different options to enter a health career, all having different education requirements.
Quick Health Careers
If you want to enter into the health care field, but not attend school for seven years, there are some professions you should consider. They include:
Two Year Career Options
- Medical Assistants
- Home Health Workers
- Medical Transcriptionists
- Paramedics and EMTs
- Dental Assistants
If you plan to receive your associate's degree then health careers that will be available for you include jobs as a Radiation Therapist or Medical Technologist.
Extended Degree Programs
There are also a number of career options for any person that plans to go to school for five to seven years for their health care degree. This includes nursing, physicians, surgeons and other specialist professions.
If you are interested in a health care career, it is important to consider the education options that you may need to pursue. While there are general requirements, you will also have to determine the field that you plan to study and then take classes for that specialization. With this in mind, consider speaking with a counselor to learn about the courses that will help you best achieve your career goals.
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