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Chiropractic (Pre) - read more

 

Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in chiropractic is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward advanced degrees in chiropractic medicine.


Careers for chiropractic physicians include: - private practice - chiropractic clinics - hospitals - clinics .

 

Dentistry (Pre) - read more

 

Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in dentistry is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward advanced degrees in dentistry.
Career opportunities include:
- dentists - orthodontists - oral and maxillofacial surgeons - prosthodontists.

 

Dietetics (Pre) - read more

 

Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in dietetics is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in dietetics.
Careers for Dietitians include: - hospitals and extended care facilities - public health settings, such as Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) programs - food stamp programs - programs for the elderly - non-commercial and commercial food service operations.

 

Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in pre-medicine is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward advanced degrees in medicine.


Career opportunities include: - physician - specialist - surgeon - internal medicine - pediatrics - obstetrics - gynecology  - preventive medicine.

Mortuary Science (Pre)

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Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in pre mortuary science will prepare students for a specialized program in Mortuary Science and a career in funeral service .

 

Nursing/Dental Hygiene (Pre) - read more

 

Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in nursing / dental hygiene is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer to dental hygiene program or registered nurse program.


Careers in dental hygiene include: - private dental office hygienists - research assistant - offices of physicians - clinical practice in public or school health programs

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Career opportunities of a Registered Nurse and licensed practical nurse include: - offices of physicians - home health care services - nursing care facilities - employment services - outpatient care centers - government agencies - social assistance agencies - educational services.

 

Pharmacy (Pre) - read more

 

Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in pharmacy is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in pharmacy.


Careers in pharmacy include: - pharmacists, technicians, and aides in - community pharmacies - hospital, nursing home - mental health institution - health clinic - home health care.
Expanded opportunities include: - pharmaceutical marketing or sales - health insurance companies - government agencies - managed care organizations - public health care services - military - pharmacy associations - education and research.

 

Physical Therapy (Pre) - read more

 

Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in physical therapy is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward advanced degrees in physical therapy. Depending on state requirements, an AS in Physical Therapy could qualify you to work as a physical therapist assistant.


Careers include physical therapy services in - personal trainer - aerobics instructor - health and fitness centers - medical and surgical hospitals - nursing homes - outpatient clinics - rehabilitation centers - public school systems - home healthcare agencies - offices of physical, occupational and speech therapists, and audiologists.

 

Pre-Athletic Training (Pre) - read more

 

Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in pre-athletic training is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward advanced degrees in sports medicine.


Careers include - sports medical positions with professional sports teams - sporting clubs - hospitals - wellness centers - school districts - college sports - corporations’ fitness centers.


Veterinary Medicine (Pre)
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Associate of Science Degree with an emphasis in veterinary medicine is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward advanced degrees in veterinary medicine. The AS degree may qualify you for entry-level paraprofessional jobs in private veterinary clinics.


Careers in animal care clinics and hospitals include - veterinary - nurse - paraprofessional - technician - assistant. kers for a diverse range of private and public organizations, including: - public health and food agencies - animal control and humane organizations - government


Expanded careers in veterinary medicine include: - animal caregivers - researchers - inspectors - regulatory policy ma regulatory agencies - zoos and amusement parks - pharmaceutical and biomedical research firms - biochemical science corps - agricultural chemical industry - government agencies.


Opportunities in government agencies include: - Department of Health and Human Services - Department of Agriculture - U.S. Army and Air Force - Department of Energy - Peace Corps - Aeronautics and Space Administration - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) - parks and ranges - wildlife conservation.

 

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