Athens-students-sim-man-lo-KF4M6005School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Why should I get a health sciences degree?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers in health care and personal care are expected to see the greatest job growth in the next decade.The field of health care and social assistance is expected to represent 28% of future job growth in the United States.The health care field is expected to grow by 33% in the next decade, opening seemingly endless opportunities for graduates. Piedmont College students graduate prepared to fill these jobs and thrive in their career field.

Despite the economic reasoning for this chosen career path, prospective students should also recognize that in this field, professionals truly do get to make the world "better," in every sense of the word.

For more information on job growth in the health care professions visit:

Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/ecopro.pdf

Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/About/Projections-Overview.htm

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