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Health Sciences and Wellness

Your SUCCESS Team

Division Deans

  • Health Occupations division – Sandy Marks
  • Kinesiology division – Rory Natividad

Counselors

  • Rocio Casillas (Academic)
  • Robert Aguayo (Academic)
  • Randy Lee (Career)
  • Brittany Lundeen (Transfer)

Program Assistant

  • Edward Beanes

Interested in learning more about the Health Sciences and Wellness LCP? hsw-lcp@cerritos.edu

What are some INTERESTS people in this pathway have?

  • Helping people overcome challenges
  • Communicating tactfully and courteously
  • Responding calmly in emergencies
  • Following guidelines and meeting strict standards
  • Planning and managing various activities
  • Demonstrating care and compassion for others

What are some SKILLS I can develop in this pathway?

  • Critical thinking
  • Oral and written communication
  • Active Listening
  • Relating well to others
  • Adapting to change
  • Good judgment
  • Problem-solving

What are some OCCUPATIONS related to this pathway?

Most majors can prepare students for a wide variety of occupations. The following list reflects a range of options, some of which require advanced degrees. Please note that this is not exhaustive list.

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Cytotechnologist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Fitness Specialist
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Personal Care Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Radiation Therapist
  • Radiologic Technician
  • Recreation Worker
  • Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Speech Language Pathology Assistant
  • Surgical Technician
  • Teacher
  • Veterinary Technician

Additional Occupation RESOURCES

  • O*NET OnLine – national database which provides information on approximately 1000 occupations, including descriptors related to the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for specific occupations

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – tool maintained by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to provide information such as educational requirements, on-the-job training, work environment, pay, and job outlook for a wide range of occupations

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