It’s time for a career with a healthy future.

That means the demand for health care professionals is strong...and getting stronger every day. If you're the kind of person who enjoys caring for other people, now is the perfect time to check out the Health Science and Medical Technology career pathway.
This pathway can lead you to many different specialties, including Nursing, Biotechnology Research and Development, Diagnostic Services, Health Informatics (using cutting-edge technology to store and retrieve medical data), Support Services, and Physical Therapy.
No matter which branch you take, you'll get the academic and technical education you need for a wide range of medical careers, from entry-level to managerial. You'll also get the satisfaction that comes from helping other people, and you'll be a part of one of the most in-demand fields around. Health Science and Medical Technology is a great pathway to choose!

How much can you make?

Dental Hygienists$31.82 - $51.35
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers$29.41 - $41.81
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians$24.19 - $36.81
Respiratory Therapy Technicians$21.51 - $30.98
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians$19.73 - $34.74
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians$15.55 - $23.08
Medical Secretaries$11.86 - $18.71

Additional Resources

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