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22,534 job openings a year. That's the estimate for the Ohio health care job market through the year 2020.*
Columbus State is the perfect place to get the education and training you need to prepare for those jobs, many of which require only an associate degree to enter. Our Career and Technical programs provide training for many fields that currently have unfilled jobs, such as Medical Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Heath Information Management, and Sports & Exercise Studies.
If you're planning to continue on for a bachelor's degree in the medical field, our Associate of Science degree fulfills the first two years of study, allowing you to transfer seamlessly into a health-related major at one of our many partner colleges and universities.
There will always be a demand for highly trained workers in this career. In fact it's cited as one of Ohio's "High Prospect" occupations.* Our Dental Hygiene graduates are skilled and ready to enter the oral health profession. Find out more
Doctor's offices are moving from paper-and-fax to electronic digital records, making this one of Ohio's "High Prospect" occupations.* Graduates from our Heath Information Management Technology program are prepared to lead the way as the health care field makes this important transition. Find out more
Medical Assisting is one of the fastest growing careers in the health care field. Graduates from our Medical Assisting program work in doctors' offices, handling both clinical and administrative duties. Find out more
Today, people are living longer and looking for ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our Sports & Exercise Studies graduates are well equipped to promote recreational fitness and health activities in the community, making a positive impact on people of all ages. Find out more
* Source: Ohio Labor Market Information