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July 16, 2013

Wallace State Ranked Top 20 Nationally in Health Care Programs

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HANCEVILLE —  

Priority registration for fall semester is underway. Selected orientation classes begin Aug. 15, while all other regular term classes begin Aug. 19. For more information about Wallace State, including a complete list of college offerings, call 256-352-8040 (toll free 866-350-9722) or visit www.wallacestate.edu.

 

Job in Healthcare

The outlook for jobs in the healthcare field will continue to increase, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Below is a list of the health programs offered at Wallace State, their projected job outlook and the median annual wage:

Child Development: +25%, $25,700

Clinical Laboratory Technician: +15%, $36,950

Dental Assisting: +31%, $34,140

Dental Hygiene: +38%, $69,950

Diagnostic Imaging (Radiology): +28%, $55,120

Diagnostic Medical Sonography: +44%, $65,201

Emergency Medical Services: +33%, $30,710

Gerontology: +28%, $28,200

Health Information Technology: +21%, $33,310

Massage Therapy: +20%, $35,830

Medical Assistant: +31%, $29,100

Practical Nursing: +22%, $41,150

Registered Nursing: +26%, $65,950

Occupational Therapy Assistant: +43%, $52,040

Pharmacy Technology: +32%, $28,940

Physical Therapist Assistant: +46%, $51,040

Polysomnography (Sleep Lab): +15%*, $33,820

Respiratory Therapy: +28%,  $55,250

Human Services: +28%, $28,740

*Numbers indicate percentage of medical and clinical lab technicians overall as specific numbers for sleep lab technicians are not available.

 

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