Allied Health Career Cluster

 

The Allied Health career cluster is composed of occupations in the healthcare field.

 

Occupation Starting Salary Entry Level Education
Nurse, RN $60,780 AAS
Health Educator $54,920 AAS advance to Bachelors
Medical Lab Technician $43,810 AAS
Nurse, PN $39,570 TC
Phlebotomist $28,690 TC
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) $25,080 CP
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) $31,800 CP
Medical Professions Education -Designed to transfer to a higher degree N/A CP Need Higher associates or bachelor degree for work
*Source:US Bureau of Labor Statistics 2018 - https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_ar.htm

 

Students interested in this career cluster would find jobs as

  • Nursing Assistant (NA)
  • Associate Degree Nurse (RN)
  • Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Phlebotomists
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
  • Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)

 

 

Program Videos

Medical Lab Technician

 

At PCCUA, the pathway tied to this cluster includes the following programs of study:

Associate in Applied Science

Technical Certificate

  • Practical Nursing, PN - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to an Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program at:
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  • Phlebotomist - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program at:
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: MLT Program

Certificate of Proficiency

  • Certified Nursing Assistant - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to a Practical Nursing (LPN) and Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program at:
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: PN Program
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: ADN Program
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  • Emergency Medical Technician - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to a Practical Nurse (LPN) and Associate Degree Nurse (RN)
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: PN Program
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: ADN Program
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  • Medical Professions Education - Program of Study Form
    • Students who earn this degree may advance to a Nursing Assistant, Practical Nurse (LPN), Associate Degree Nurse (RN), Phlebotomist, Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), or and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at:
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: Nursing Assistant Program
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: PN Program
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: ADN Program
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: Phlebotomy Program
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: MLT Program
      • Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas: EMT Program