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Everything you need to know about today's fastest growing allied health careers.

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The allied health field offers hundreds of health care career opportunities. It's easy to research careers through our Career Guides and Recent Articles. Also see our Careers at a Glance and Interviews sections for quick information on your favorite allied health careers.

Recent Health Care Articles

East Meets West: Everyone Benefits with Alternative Medicine
Increasingly, the western medicine community is validating the link between mind and body and how caring for one cares for the other.

Five Health Care Careers That Make a Difference
How often do we work in jobs that we feel can change the world? Here are five health care careers that can.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Start a nursing career at the entry-level with certified nursing assistant training.

Dental Assisting

Some dental assistants only work 30 hours per week. This career offers great benefits and great hours.

Health Care Administrator

Health care administrators are vital to the industry. They keep daily operations running smoothly.

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Massage Therapy

As the massage profession gains recognition from the health care industry, career opportunities increase as well.

Medical Assisting

Medical assistants work side-by-side with a doctor. If you want to be on the front lines, this is the career for you.

Medical Billing & Coding

Medical billing and coding specialists often work from home, setting their own hours with home-based businesses.

Medical Imaging

Ultrasound and radiologic technologists work behind-the-scenes to help doctors diagnose patients.

Medical Transcriptionist

Medical insurance companies are constantly revising their billing structures, creating a need for these professionals.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists help people learn to live full, productive lives in spite of physical limitations.

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy technician jobs are plentiful. Find out what is driving job growth for pharmacy techs.


Lots of people start out as phlebotomists before moving into a number of other lab science careers.

Physical Therapist

Learn about physical therapy careers and training, including information about physical therapist assistant jobs.

Public Health

There is a wide range of public health careers. Find out if one of them fits you.

Radiologic Technology

Radiologic technologists help physicians diagnose their patients through the use of x-ray technology.

Surgical Tech

Assist doctors during complex surgeries. Learn more about surgical tech careers and training.


Ultrasound technicians, or diagnostic medical sonographers, provide medical images using sound waves.

Vet Tech

Vet techs assist the vet every step of the way, from vaccines to emergency surgeries.

Financial First Aid

Get important information on loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs for allied health students.
Don't let the cost of health care education stop you from fulfilling your goals. Read about the federal income-based repayment plan for college loans.

Continue to our Financial Aid Resource Center

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