This Career Cluster includes, but is not limited to studies in nursing, medicine, physical therapy, dentistry, and pharmacy. Students with a solid background science, math, and technical skills have the opportunity to pursue a career in Health Science.
Location of Program Offerings
- Crockett Career and Technical Center (CCTC)
Program(s) of Study
- Therapeutic Service (CCTC)
- Jackson Community College
- Henry Ford Community College
- University of Detroit Mercy
- Wayne State University
Upon graduation, students have the option of pursuing postsecondary education or entering the workforce in career areas such as: Registered Nurse, Physician/Physician Assistant, Physical Therapist, Dentist, and Pharmacist just to name a few.
Analysts predict an average increase of 22% for individuals employed with the Health Science industry within the next 10 years.
|Career Options||2008 Statistics||Projected 2018 Statistics||Median Salary||% Change|
|Registered Nurse||2,618,700||3,200,200||$62,450||22% Increase|
|Physician/Physician Assistant||661,400||805,500||$186,044||22% Increase|
|Physical Therapist||185,500||241,700||$72,790||30% Increase|