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Health Care Careers

This guide explores various common healthcare career options for students.

Laboratory Sciences

 American Society for Microbiology - Careers in Microbiology and the Microbial Sciences

Find out what microbiologists do, how to prepare for a career in microbiology and what level of education you would need. 

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science - Becoming a Clinical Laboratory Professional

Learn about essential functions of a medical laboratory science professional, education requirements, job outlook/salaries and more.  

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - Cytotechnology

Profession description and certification information from CAAHEP.  Cytotechnologists are specially trained technologists who work with pathologists to evaluate cellular material from virtually all body sites primarily utilizing the microscope. 


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