Health Sciences Career Path

​​​​​​​​​If you’ve chosen the Health Sciences career path, your next step is to choose which guided pathway within the career path is the best fit for you.

Your pathway advisor is happy to meet to discuss your academic goals. And your career coach is eager to meet to discuss your career goals. Both have tools to help you pick the right guided pathway.

Also, consider your personality and temperament when exploring which guided pathway within Health Sciences fits you. Enjoy hands-on work in patient care? Consider EMS or veterinary technology. Interested in testing? Medical laboratory technology may pique your interest.

Whatever your strengths, the advisors and coaches can help you — from start to finish.

Other Health Sciences Careers

  • Dental Hygienist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Paramedic
  • MRI Technologist
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Surgical Technologist

​​1 This job may require a bachelor's degree or higher. Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: Dallas College​ Labor Market Intelligence


Virgilio Fernando
Surgical Technician,
USMD Hospital at Arlington
"This is an exciting job. Even though you may stand for hours, it’s dynamic, and you never do the same thing any two days in a row. It keeps your mind thinking. And it’s gratifying to see the results — so many people are better right away after surgery."

Read more of Virgilio's story


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