Graduates will be prepared to explore a number of career opportunities in the field of allied health, including:
From administrative services to patient intake and routine diagnostic procedures, your degree program will give you the skills you need to help others get the care and help they need in medical and clinical settings. In 2021, the median annual pay for medical assistants came in at $37,190 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which also projects a 18 percent increase by 2030 in the need for these critical medical facilitators.
MEDICAL RECORDS AND HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIANS2
Interested in a non-medical healthcare career? One where you still play a vital part in helping others get the care they need? Take it to a more technical level with a career as a medical records and health information technician. In 2021, they averaged $45,240 annually. The BLS also projects an 9 percent increase in the need for these professionals by 2030.
MEDICAL AND HEALTH SERVICES MANAGER3
Use your allied health degree to pursue a career planning, directing and coordinating the behind-the-scenes work required to keep medical practices and healthcare providers going strong as a medical and health services manager. In 2021, the median annual pay for these professionals came in at $101,340 per year, according to the BLS, which also projects an 32 percent increase by 2030 in the need for these critical medical managers.
HEALTH EDUCATORS AND COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS4
As a professional health educator or community health worker, you’ll help promote wellness and better health throughout whole communities. In 2021, these community-minded health workers averaged $48,860 annually. The BLS also projects an 17 percent increase in the need for these professionals by 2030.
Your degree program can also help you prepare for a career as a:
- Medical services manager
- Claims reviewer
- Health education specialist
- Medical or pharmaceutical sales representative
- Community health specialist
- And more!
“18 Percent” Projected Growth Rate for Medical Assistants by 20301
2Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
3Medical and Health Services Managers