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Health Sciences

Do you love helping people feel healthier?

What are Health Sciences?

Health professions classes teach you about planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

Careers in Health Sciences:

The career possibilities are truly endless. If these careers inspire you please talk with your guidance counselor about CTE, or contact the technical college nearest you!

Therapeutic Services:

Anesthesiologist/AssistantAnesthesia Technologist/TechnicianArt/Music/Dance Therapist(s)Athletic TrainerAudiologistCertified Nursing AssistantChiropractorChiropractic AssistantDental Assistant/HygienistDental Lab TechnicianDietitian/Nutritionist • Dosimetrist • EMT/ParamedicEndodontistExercise PhysiologistHome Health AideKinesiotherapistLicensed Practical NurseMassage TherapistMedical AssistantMental Health CounselorNaturopathic DoctorNurse AnesthetistNurse MidwifeNurse PractitionerOccupational Therapist/AssistantOral Surgeon • Orientation/Mobility Specialist • Orthodontist • Orthoptist • Orthotist/Prosthetist/Technician • Pedorthist • Perfusionist • PharmacistPharmacy TechnicianPhysical Therapist/Assistant • Physician (MD/DO) • Physician AssistantPodiatristPsychologistPsychiatristRadiation TherapistRecreation TherapistRegistered NurseRehabilitation CounselorRespiratory TherapistSpeech-Language TherapistSurgical TechnicianVeterinarianVeterinarian 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) TechnicianElectroneurodiagnostic Technologist • Electronic Diagnostic (EEG) Technologist • Exercise PhysiologistGeneticist • Geriatrician • Histotechnician • Histotechnologist • Magnetic Resonance Technologist • Mammographer • Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory ScientistNuclear Medicine TechnologistOptician • Ophthalmologist • Ophthalmic Assistant/TechnologistOptometristPathologist • Pathologists’ Assistant • PhlebotomistPolysomnographic Technologist • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Technologist • Radiologic TechnologistRadiologistSpeech-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 • EpidemiologistEthicistHealth 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 IllustratorMedical Information Technologist • Medical Librarian • Medical Transcriptionist • Patient Account Manager • Patient Account Technician • Patient Advocate • Patient Information Coordinator • Project ManagerPublic 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 EngineerBiomedical/Clinical Technician • Clinical Simulator Technician • Central Service Manager • Central Service Technician • Community Health Worker • Dietary Manager • Dietetic TechnicianEnvironmental Health AdvocateEnvironmental Health Practitioner • Environmental Services/Specialist • Facilities Manager • Food Safety Specialist • Health Advocate • Hospital Maintenance Engineer • Industrial Hygienist • InterpreterMartial, Couple, Family Counselor/Therapist • Materials Manager • Medical Health Counselor • Mortician/ Funeral Director • Nurse Educator • Occupational Health NurseOccupational Health & Safety ExpertSocial Worker • Transport Technician

Biotechnology Research and Development:

BiochemistBioinformatics ScientistBiomedical ChemistBiomedical Manufacturing TechnicianBiostatistician • 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 PathologistGenetic 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