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Health Minor

Gain a Foundation for a Variety of Health Careers
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Health Minor Program Overview
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Learn To

Gain a strong foundation of health and wellness content knowledge and skills to facilitate healthy living, both personally and professionally

Prepare for advanced education or a career in health care

This minor and the requisite education may lead to a career as a:

Organize experiments, develop hypothesis, arrange samples, examine medical data and create standards for drug doses and other medical procedures. (Source)

Design and implement therapy programs to help treat patients with mental, social or learning disorders. (Source)

Builds individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support and advocacy. (Source)

Maintain, promote, and restore health by studying, diagnosing, and treating injuries and diseases. (Source)

Care for patients, communicating with doctors, administering medicine and checking vital signs. (Source)

Educate people about the availability of healthcare services, teach people about behaviors that promote wellness and develop strategies to improve the well-being of individuals and communities. (Source)

Develop programs, materials, and events to teach people about health topics, such as managing existing conditions. (Source)