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The Many Possibilities in the Health and Science Field

The health science field is large and varied. Simply thinking about the all the wheels that start turning to provide services when a patient walks into the door of a hospital or clinic shows the possibilities of careers. It may seem overwhelming or it could be just the course of study that fits your interests.

If your interests range from patient care to management aspects in the health system, there are career options for you in the health and science field. Many people may think of a career in health sciences means patient care as a nurse. Yet a degree from such a college can take you in other directions.

Coming under the umbrella of this field are health service managers, pharmaceutical sales, community health education or health system analysis. If you have never thought about those areas for career opportunities then maybe now is the time to talk with a guidance counselor from one such college.

A degree in the health sciences is usually a bachelor of science. This degree has more emphasis on technical or science based courses. Not only would your time focus on biology, math, or science, it would broaden out to focus on aspects of the whole person.

Spend time learning about patient care, health promotion, education and even medical research. Just what type of classes you take depends on the desired course of study. Another option to consider is earning an online degree. While it has some benefits due to flexibility and scheduling you may end up lacking requisite lab experience.

This particular area of the job market is one that is growing. Health degrees can also open other career doors. Maybe you have an interest in being a personal trainer, a dietician, or medical technician. All of these careers fall under this more general category.

No matter your area of interest within the health or science field, there are many options. Find several colleges and see what they offer. In doing a little research you can find the right college for you as well as many career opportunities.

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Directory of Health and Science Colleges

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport
176 Thompson Dr, Bridgeport, WV 26330.
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Phone Number(304) 842-4007 148.57 mile
West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Ave, Buckhannon, WV 26201.
West Virginia Wesleyan College Phone Number(304) 473-8000 146.12 mile
Fred W Eberle Technical Center
Rte 5 Box 2, Buckhannon, WV 26201.
Fred W Eberle Technical Center Phone Number(304) 472-1259 146.12 mile
Fred W Eberle Technical Center
Rte 5 Box 2, Buckhannon, WV 26201.
Fred W Eberle Technical Center Phone Number(304) 472-1259 146.12 mile
West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Ave, Buckhannon, WV 26201.
West Virginia Wesleyan College Phone Number(304) 473-8000 146.12 mile
Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia
120 Jackson St, Fairmont, WV 26554.
Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia Phone Number(304) 366-8142 144.9 mile
Fairmont State University
1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554.
Fairmont State University Phone Number(304) 367-4000 144.9 mile
Pierpont Community and Technical College
1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554.
Pierpont Community and Technical College Phone Number(304) 367-4692 144.9 mile
Alderson Broaddus College
101 College Hill Rd, Philippi, WV 26416.
Alderson Broaddus College Phone Number(304) 457-1700 136.23 mile
Alderson Broaddus College
101 College Hill Rd, Philippi, WV 26416.
Alderson Broaddus College Phone Number(304) 457-1700 136.23 mile
Monongalia County Technical Education Center
1000 Mississippi St, Morgantown, WV 26501.
Monongalia County Technical Education Center Phone Number(304) 291-9240 139.59 mile
West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition
Medical Center Dr, Morgantown, WV 26506.
West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition Phone Number(304) 598-4251 138.62 mile
West Virginia University
University Ave, Morgantown, WV 26506.
West Virginia University Phone Number(304) 293-0111 138.62 mile

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