Healthcare, Medical & Nursing - General Healthcare
If you want to pursue a career in the healthcare industry but have yet to decide which of the many routes is right for you, a General Healthcare degree could be a great start to a rewarding career.
Types of Degrees
General Healthcare students can pursue an associate degree (2 years), bachelor's degree (4 years), or master's degree (6-7 years). A concentration in fields like Nutrition are available and oftentimes, graduates of a bachelor's degree program in General Healthcare then go on to a more specialized course of study if pursuing a master's degree.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background in science coursework helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.
Career Opportunities After Earning A General Healthcare Degree
The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in General Healthcare include:
- Health Educator
- Health and Wellness Coordinator
- Community Health Worker
- Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
Post Graduate Salary Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Health Educators and Community Health Workers was $46,910 in 2019. (1)
Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on the career chosen but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.
Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.
Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.