Health Science

Health ScienceCareers focused on planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.



  1. Therapeutic Services Pathway - People who focus primarily on changing the health status of the patient over time. Health professionals in this pathway work directly with patients; they may provide care, treatment, counseling, and health education information.
  2. Diagnostic Services Pathway - People who use tests and evaluations that aid in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, or other physical conditions.
  3. Health Informatics Pathway - People who manage health care agencies as well as those individuals who are responsible for managing all the patient data and information, financial information, and computer applications related to health care processes and procedures.
  4. Support Services Pathway - People who provide a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care. Support Services offers a full range of career opportunities from entry level to management, including technical and professional careers.
  5. Biotechnology Research & Development Pathway - People who utilize bioscience research and development as it applies to human health. These scientists may study diseases to discover new treatments or invent medical devices used to directly assist patients or to improve the accuracy of diagnostic tests.