What can you do with a health science degree?
A degree in health science gives you options for both employment and future educational success. Some choose to go into the workforce armed with a bachelor degree in health science. Many graduates with a health science degree from Friends University also go on into graduate school to attain an even higher degree in medical school, veterinarian school, optometry school, dental school and pharmacy school.
Start your future in health science.
Health Sciences career choices and salary information
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, those in healthcare positions make a wide variety of salaries from entry level positions all the way up to top surgeons and health care administrators. These healthcare occupations are projected to grow 14 percent from 2018 to 2028 with 1.9 million new jobs! This is a lot faster than the average for all occupations in general. Due to an aging population, the demand for healthcare services will rise over the next decade adding many new jobs in the field. Below is a list of possible jobs with a bachelors degree in Health Sciences.
- Analytical Chemist
- Biomedical Scientist
- Clinical Research Associate
- Dental Assistant
- Forensic Scientist
- Health & Safety Inspector
- Healthcare Scientist
- Medical Office Specialist
- Physician Associate
- Quality Manager
- Research Assistant
- Research Scientist (life sciences)
- Science Writer
- Scientific Laboratory Technician
Going on to a higher degree in some form of medical school can improve your chances to get a position even higher in the medical field.