About The Industry
Do you enjoy helping people feel better? Would you like working in a hospital or other medical facility? This industry includes careers in planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnological research and development. Careers in the health sciences industry involve helping people and animals with the medical care they need to get or stay healthy. Occupations in the health sciences industry typically require many different levels of education and training, with specific designations ranging from less than a high school diploma and short-term on-the-job training for home health aides to a doctoral or professional degree and an internship or residency for occupations such as pediatricians.