If you’re thinking about starting a career in the medical field, you probably have a few questions, like “What do healthcare jobs pay?” and “How many jobs are available in healthcare?” Our society relies on qualified personnel, and the demand for healthcare workers is high.
Let’s look at the different types of healthcare jobs and how our academic programs can help you achieve your career goals at Barton College.
16 MILLION MEDICAL JOBS, ACCORDING TO BLS
The need for medical healthcare workers is booming in the United States, and things will continue to grow. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), one in eight jobs in the US is occupied by healthcare workers. As demand increases, job security will remain firm, marking health care as one of the best places to find work right now and for the foreseeable future.
HEALTHCARE OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK
There are many career opportunities in healthcare, and each has a specialty in the medical field. Whether you’re ready to begin your undergraduate degree or you’re striving to obtain a master’s degree, our college offers several options. Let’s look at some of the most common positions in healthcare.
Athletic trainers are equipped with the tools to diagnose injuries in the bones and muscles of athletes. They also are educated to prevent injuries from occurring so that competitors can perform at their best.
NURSE ANESTHETISTS, NURSE MIDWIVES, AND NURSE PRACTITIONERS
Nurses in this field work to care for a patient’s unique needs, and they coordinate with the patient’s primary doctor to ensure that the individual is getting the services they need.
Registered nurses (RN) care for patients and work with their primary doctors to ensure that they get the treatment they need to heal and recover. RNs also provide educational information to encourage others to learn about different available health conditions and wellness programs.
PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat physical injuries and illnesses and provide the correct treatment for healing.
ACCREDITED HEALTHCARE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
At Barton College, we offer a variety of healthcare academic programs to help you along your career path. Our School of Nursing offers specialized undergraduate and graduate courses to ensure you have the tools to succeed post-graduation.
BARTON COLLEGE SCHOOL OF NURSING
The School of Nursing at Barton College offers extensive training and education, so graduates are prepared to provide excellent care to patients in various settings. There’s also an online option for students who find this style more conducive to their current lifestyles. We offer degrees in the following studies:
BARTON COLLEGE SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH AND SPORT STUDIES
The School of Allied Health and Sport Studies offers programs for undergraduates and post-graduates to study the following fields:
- Exercise Science
- Healthcare Administration
- Master of Science Kinesiology
- Health Promotion
- Sport Management
READY TO START YOUR NURSING CAREER? CONTACT BARTON COLLEGE TODAY!
It’s impossible to determine how many jobs are available in healthcare. There are numerous fields of study under the healthcare umbrella, with various unique specialties and expertise. Careers in healthcare are in high demand, and job security remains steady.
At Barton College, we offer several programs to prepare healthcare workers for the medical field. Read more about the programs we offer, and apply today! Contact us if you’ve got any questions about the programs we offer.
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