Welcome to the Health Sciences & Medical Services interest community!
Members of this community are interested in careers that combine their love of science, well-being and health/medical services with their desire to help people. People who pursue careers in health science and medical services take knowledge from science and other related sources and apply them to research and clinical practices to maintain and improve the health of living beings. Others pursue careers in health/medical administration and finance to provide administrative support and improve front office procedures and patient interactions, and/or medical business office revenue cycles in order to expedite services for patients.
Examples of career pathways include (but are not limited to): nursing, diagnostic services, therapeutic services, support services, health informatics, and biotechnology research and development. Professionals work in hospitals, medical and dental offices and laboratories, nursing homes, government and private research centers, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, community and public agencies, and large health care organizations.
Cal State LA offers numerous degree, post-baccalaureate and non-credit programs that can lead to a career in health sciences and/or medical services. These include:
- Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- ADN-BSN Collaborative Program
- Clinical Laboratory Scientist
- Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist Certificate
- Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nutritional Science
- Healthcare Revenue Cycle Administration
- Medical Billing and Coding
- Pharmacy Technician
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