Career Paths

The health care field is enjoying an explosion of career opportunities, with a continual job growth predicted in the next decade for all health service professions (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook includes information on a variety of health care related fields. The handbook provides specific information related to median pay, education, job demand, and growth outlook.

PHS Graduates of the following programs have gone on to successful careers in areas such as:

B.S. in Health Management
  • Executive Director of a Specialty Medical Group
  • Tobacco Educator for a Physicians Organization
  • Community Health Manager at a Federally Qualified Health Clinic
  • Group Insurance Counselor in a Dialysis Clinic
  • Engagement Leader, Integration Architect at a Medical Technology Organization
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planner for a Local Health Department
  • Admissions Coordinator for a Health Facility
  • Administrator at a Long Term Care Community
  • Medical Research at a Non Profit Organization
  • Development Officer at a Non Profit Organization
  • Chief Financial Officer at a Critical Access Hospital
  • Supply Chain Manager at a Critical Access Hospital
  • Director of Business Development & Marketing for a Multi Location Medical Clinic
  • Public Health Specialist at a Local Health Department
  • Risk and Quality Coordinator at a Regional Hospital

Health Management Alumni Directory  

B.S. in Health Science
  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Physical Therapy
  • Medical Doctor
  • Medical Device Sales
  • Pharmaceutical Sales

Health Science Alumni Directory  

M.A. in Aging Studies
  • Activities Director in Senior Living
  • Business Office Manager in Senior Living
  • District Operations and Membership Recruitment
  • Executive Director of Independent, Assisted, and Memory Care
  • Faculty for Higher Education
  • Health Promotion and Physical Fitness
  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator
  • Marketing in Senior Living
  • Product Sales
  • Senior Center Director
  • Senior Services Program Manager
  • Volunteer Coordinator

Explore how Aging Studies Alumni are contributing to the field every day! Visit the alumni directory to read their stories.

Aging Studies Alumni Directory  

Professional Organizations and Job Search Databases

A number of online resources (see below) are available to assist in the search for employment after graduation and provide students with information regarding groups and organizations related to the practice, community and profession.

Government Agencies
Professional Organizations