What is Healthcare?

The Healthcare industry is comprised of a vast range of professions. Many of these fields are highly specialized and require an advanced degree past undergraduate education. Admittance to these highly specialized programs requires early planning in order to sharpen the necessary skillsets. Many of these fields welcome diverse undergraduate degrees from liberal arts to engineering. Those fields that require advanced degrees often require the submission of a graduate level standardized test for the intended field.

By The Numbers

  • Job growth for Ohio’s healthcare sector is expected to jump by 22 percent by 2022 – one of the fastest growing industries in the state. (Ohio Bureau of Labor Market Information, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services)
    • Some of the high-growth jobs include: nurse practitioners (26 percent), medical assistants (21 percent), emergency medical technicians (20 percent), dental hygienists (20 percent)

Regional Programs

Columbus State Community College
Ohio State University
Otterbein University
South-Western Career Academy
Tolles Career and Technical Center
Delaware Area Career Center
Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical Schools
C-TEC - Clinical Care
C-TEC - Dental Assisting
C-TEC - Medical Assisting
C-TEC - Physical Therapy and Exercise Science

View Occupation Profiles

Or Explore More Healthcare Careers Below
Medical Assistants
Health Technologists and Technicians
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
Nurse Practitioners
Dental Hygienists

Additional Resources

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