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Allied Health Career Cluster

 

The Allied Health career cluster is composed of occupations in the healthcare field.

 

Occupation Starting Salary Entry Level Education
Nurse, RN $68,000 AAS
Health Educator $62,000 AAS advance to Bachelors
Medical Lab Technician $41,000 AAS
Nurse, PN $45,000 TC
Phlebotomist $28,000 TC
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) $20,391 CP
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) $35,000 CP
Medical Professions Education -Designed to transfer to a higher degree N/A CP Need Higher associates or bachelor degree for work

 

Students interested in this career cluster would find jobs as

  • Nursing Assistant (NA)
  • Associate Degree Nurse (RN)
  • Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Phlebotomists
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
  • Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)

 

 

Program Videos

Medical Lab Technician

 

At PCCUA, the pathway tied to this cluster includes the following programs of study:

Associate in Applied Science

  • Associate Degree Nursing, RN - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to an RN to BSN program at the following University of Arkansas institutions:

  • Health Education - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to a Health Education and Promotion program at the following University of Arkansas institution:

  • Medical Lab Technician - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to a Medical Technology program at the following University of Arkansas Institution:

Technical Certificate

Certificate of Proficiency

  • Certified Nursing Assistant - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to a Practical Nursing (LPN) and Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program at:
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  • Emergency Medical Technician - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to a Practical Nurse (LPN) and Associate Degree Nurse (RN)
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  • Medical Professions Education - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to a Nursing Assistant, Practical Nurse (LPN), Associate Degree Nurse (RN), Phlebotomist, Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), or and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at: