• Career File
    Here are the career pathways available in Health Care Science:
    • Therapeutic Services - Emergency Services
    • Therpeutic Services - Medical Services
    • Therapeutic Services - Nursing
    • Health Informatics
    • Biotechnology Research and Development
    • Diagnostic Services
     
    The sample occupations in this table meet at least two out of three Georgia Department of Education definitions for high-demand, high-wage, high-skill jobs.
     
    Occupation Specialties
    Level of Education Needed
    Average Salary Annual Avg Openings in GA
    Medical transcriptionist
    Postsecondary vocational training
    $30,514
    130
    Medical and health services manager
    Bachelor's degree + work experience
    $73,486
    330
    EMT/ParamedicPostsecondary vocational training$29,328

    290

    Registered nurseAssociate's degree$54,787

    3,340

    PediatricianFirst professional degree$139,298

    70

    Dental hygienistAssociate's degree$55,390

    280

    Physical therapistMaster's degree$65,042

    120

    Medical and clinical laboratory technicianAssociate's degree$30,846

    250

    Medical and health services managerBachelor's degree + work experience$74,486

    330

Last Modified on December 2, 2011