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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. Within each pathway, are 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…


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