Health Care


Do you enjoy promoting health and wellness? Are you drawn to your science classes?
 
The Health Care pathway will be a good fit for students interested in anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry, and the general workings of the human body. This pathway opens the door to working in a variety of environments including clinics, fitness centers, hospitals, nursing homes, offices, research laboratories, rehabilitation centers and even sports arenas to name a few.
 
Students interested in pursuing further education can start at LCCC and transfer credits to other institutions, many of which hold transfer agreements. For further information, speak with an academic advisor.
 
Partial List of Possible Careers
Dental Hygienist
Dietician/Nutritionist*
Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic
Laboratory Technician
Licensed Practical Nurse
Medical Assistant
Medical Coder
Nurse Aide
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Registered Nurse
Respiratory Therapist
Physical Therapist Assistant
*Please note that some careers require additional education, including a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
 
Ways to explore this pathway:
Attend community health fairs
Job shadow a person in your career of interest
Join a club at LCCC related to your area of study
Volunteer at a hospital or nursing home
Work as a student manager on a sports team

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Please note that some careers require additional education, including a bachelor’s or master’s degree. You can get started at LCCC to complete your associate degree, then transfer credits to earn your bachelor’s degree.

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