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Area of Study: Health Sciences
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Health Sciences
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Pre-Med

Leap into something major

ACC’s Pre-Med Program helps you select the right courses and stay on track toward acceptance into a four-year health sciences program. It’s a jumping-off point for nearly any field of medicine that helps you establish a strong foundation for the next stage of your medical studies.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Physician Assistants
48.34 Hourly Wage 423 Currently Employed
Provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, and counsel patients. May, in some cases, prescribe medication. Must graduate from an accredited educational program for physician assistants.
423 Physician Assistants are employed. This number is expected to increase by 16.78 % over the next four years.
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Neurodiagnostic Technologists
17.95 Hourly Wage 350 Currently Employed
Conduct electroneurodiagnostic (END) tests such as electroencephalograms, evoked potentials, polysomnograms, or electronystagmograms. May perform nerve conduction studies.
350 Neurodiagnostic Technologists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 16.57 % over the next four years.
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Anesthesiologists
94.45 Hourly Wage 143 Currently Employed
Physicians who administer anesthetics prior to, during, or after surgery or other medical procedures.
143 Anesthesiologists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 11.89 % over the next four years.
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Family and General Practitioners
65.38 Hourly Wage 674 Currently Employed
Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.
674 Family and General Practitioners are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.16 % over the next four years.
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Internists, General
104.01 Hourly Wage 342 Currently Employed
Physicians who diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Provide care mainly for adults who have a wide range of problems associated with the internal organs.
342 Internists, General are employed. This number is expected to increase by 6.73 % over the next four years.
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Obstetricians and Gynecologists
80.37 Hourly Wage 114 Currently Employed
Physicians who provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth and those who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general medical care to women.
114 Obstetricians and Gynecologists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 9.65 % over the next four years.
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Pediatricians, General
78.11 Hourly Wage 286 Currently Employed
Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent children's diseases and injuries.
286 Pediatricians, General are employed. This number is expected to increase by 4.9 % over the next four years.
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Surgeons
87.71 Hourly Wage 218 Currently Employed
Physicians who treat diseases, injuries, and deformities by invasive, minimally-invasive, or non-invasive surgical methods, such as using instruments, appliances, or by manual manipulation.
218 Surgeons are employed. This number is expected to increase by 11.47 % over the next four years.
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Neurologists
117.27 Hourly Wage 2198 Currently Employed
Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and disorders of the nervous system.
2198 Neurologists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.78 % over the next four years.
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Nuclear Medicine Physicians
117.27 Hourly Wage 2198 Currently Employed
Diagnose and treat diseases using radioactive materials and techniques. May monitor radionuclide preparation, administration, and disposition.
2198 Nuclear Medicine Physicians are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.78 % over the next four years.
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Ophthalmologists
117.27 Hourly Wage 2198 Currently Employed
Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries of the eyes and related structures.
2198 Ophthalmologists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.78 % over the next four years.
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians
117.27 Hourly Wage 2198 Currently Employed
Diagnose and treat disorders requiring physiotherapy to provide physical, mental, and occupational rehabilitation.
2198 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.78 % over the next four years.
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Preventive Medicine Physicians
117.27 Hourly Wage 2198 Currently Employed
Apply knowledge of general preventive medicine and public health issues to promote health care to groups or individuals, and aid in the prevention or reduction of risk of disease, injury, disability, or death. May practice population-based medicine or diagnose and treat patients in the context of clinical health promotion and disease prevention.
2198 Preventive Medicine Physicians are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.78 % over the next four years.
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Sports Medicine Physicians
117.27 Hourly Wage 2198 Currently Employed
Diagnose, treat, and help prevent injuries that occur during sporting events, athletic training, and physical activities.
2198 Sports Medicine Physicians are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.78 % over the next four years.
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Urologists
117.27 Hourly Wage 2198 Currently Employed
Diagnose, treat, and help prevent benign and malignant medical and surgical disorders of the genitourinary system and the renal glands.
2198 Urologists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.78 % over the next four years.
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Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists
44.3 Hourly Wage 71 Currently Employed
Apply theories and principles of neuropsychology to diagnose and treat disorders of higher cerebral functioning.
71 Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.04 % 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

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