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Area of Study: Health Sciences
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Health Sciences
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General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences

Define your path to success in health science

You can major in General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences if you are preparing to apply for a Health Sciences program at ACC or a four-year university. Participation does not guarantee admission to health sciences, but helps you choose courses that make you a more competitive candidate.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Dental Assistants
19.3 Hourly Wage 2688 Currently Employed
Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.
2688 Dental Assistants are employed. This number is expected to increase by 10.04 % over the next four years.
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Medical Assistants
15.79 Hourly Wage 4063 Currently Employed
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
4063 Medical Assistants are employed. This number is expected to increase by 10.44 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Map

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Science

General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences
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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.

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