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Career Outlook


  • Careers in the health sciences are some of the hottest in the country right now. Physician assistants can expect an average entry-level salary of $52,727, and mid-level salary of $61,493.

  • The average salaries for other health care jobs are $22,266 for medical assistants, $34,131 for clinical dietitians, $36,244 for registered nurses, $50,000 for nurse practitioners, $51,584 for pharmacists, and $80,000 for optometrists.

Internship programs provide students with the opportunity to apply their academic training to real world experiences. More than just a part-time job, students learn from professionals in the community while building valuable relationships with prospective career employers.