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Health Sciences

This Career Cluster® is focused on planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

Below are the Health Sciences career cluster pathways. Each pathway has various occupations that share common skills, knowledge, and interests. Discover possible occupations by selecting a pathway below:

Therapeutic Services
Diagnostic Services
Health Informatics
Support Services
Biotechnology Research and Development



Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory

The Medical Laboratory Science program gives students the skills and knowledge necessary to earn entry-level jobs. Under the supervision of…

Associate of Science in Nursing LSUA

The School of Nursing offers an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN). The nursing curriculum includes one semester of pre-requisite…

Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology

The Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology degree prepares students for careers as radiologic technologists and radiographers. Radiographers are highly…

Certificate in Pharmacy Technology LSUA

The Certificate in Pharmacy Technology program is designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to pursue…

Patient Care Technician

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) program consists of classroom/lab instruction and supervised/preceptor clinical activities. Prior to clinical, the student must…

Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician program provides students with the skills and knowledge that will enable them to qualify for entry-level positions…

Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing (PN) program prepares students to meet the licensure requirements for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), as established…


National Pharmacy Technician Accociation

NPTA is committed to advancing the pharmacy technician career through education, advocacy and support.

The Conversation

The Conversation is a nonprofit, independent news organization dedicated to unlocking the knowledge of experts for the public good. We …


Dedicated to helping phlebotomists, clinical laboratory scientists, pathology residents, and pathologists perform their jobs better.

Established in 1969, Medical Laboratory Observer (MLO) connects clinical laboratory professionals with peer-reviewed articles, continuing education (CE) courses, lab management …

National Pharmacy Technician Association

NPTA is committed to advancing the pharmacy technician career through education, advocacy and support.

STARS: Elements, Learn foundations of physical science and Chemistry

STARS: Elements is designed to help teachers and students visualize the foundations of physical science and Chemistry.  This app features …

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