Student Success and Transitions

Allied Health Sciences Pathway

Students who choose the Allied Health Sciences Pathway generally like working with and helping people and have an interest in science and medicine or medical environments. Many have strong empathetic or sympathetic tendencies and are generally very caring individuals. Other strengths of these individuals can include, but are not limited to: attention to detail and observation skills, organization and the ability to multitask, memorization skills and the ability to recall and process information quickly, as well as critical thinking skills and the ability to synthesize and analyze information. Some interested in the Allied Health Sciences Pathway are good at adapting well in various conditions, enjoy interacting with new people and have the ability to cope with seeing others in difficult, stressful and painful situations. Many within this pathway possess exemplary communication skills and have the ability to work as a part of a team.

Related Majors:

Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Dental Lab Technology, Dental Assisting, Medical Imaging Communication Sciences and Disorders and Transfer Health programs

Related Careers:

Nurse, Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Dental Lab Technologist, Acute Care, Nursing/Health Services Administrator, Adult Health Care, Ambulatory Care, College/University faculty, Staff Development/Educator, Community Health, Correctional Health, Gerontology, Hospital Administrator, Midwifery, Nursing Research, Nursing Health Policy, Occupational Health, School Health

Academic Program Links:

http://www.ipfw.edu/csd/

http://www.ipfw.edu/chhs/