Allied Health, Nursing, Physical Education Division
Combining technology and the human touch, the health care industry administers care around the clock, responding to the needs of millions of people—from newborns to the critically ill. Health care is the largest industry in the United States. Total employment is expected to increase by 20.5 million jobs from 2010 to 2020, with 88 percent of occupations related to health care and is projected to continue to have the fastest job growth between 2010 and 2020. For more information, visit the Employment Projections program. The healthcare and social assistance industry is projected to create about 28 percent of all new jobs created in the U.S. economy. This industry—which includes public and private hospitals, nursing and residential care facilities, and individual and family services—is expected to grow by 33 percent, or 5.7 million new jobs. Employment growth will be driven by an aging population and longer life expectancy, as well as new treatments and technologies. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (2013). Occupation Handbook. Employment change by Industry.
Retrieved from: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/home.htm
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections
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The Division of Allied Health, Nursing, and Physical Education provides affordable, innovative, and rigorous education that enables students to achieve their goals and contribute to the health, wellness, and economic growth of our communities.
The Division of Allied Health, Nursing, and Physical Education strives to be the premier provider of innovative health care education for our students. In collaboration with our community partners and colleagues, we provide a student-centered educational environment which prepares students for careers in an evolving healthcare industry.
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