Health Sciences and Wellness Pathway

Health Sciences and Wellness

Health Sciences and Wellness

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Do you find yourself coaching others toward active lifestyles and eating healthy? Are you drawn to helping people to achieve healthy outcomes or physical and psychosocial well-being?

Programs in this LCP are ideal for students interested in fitness and wellness or careers in healthcare practice and support such as nurses, dental hygienists, medical or dental assistants, nutritionists, physical therapist assistants, and so much more!

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Explore Majors and Careers related to
Health Sciences and Wellness


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
  • Etc…

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Need more info on these and other Occupations? Check out:

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

Need help choosing a major or career goal? We can help!

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Division Deans

  • Elizabeth Riley, Health Occupations Division
  • Rory Natividad, Kinesiology Division

Counseling Faculty

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

Instructional Faculty

  • Ryan Babiar

Success Coaches

  • Vanessa Salas

Social Work Intern

  • Melissa Rodriguez

Academic Support Rep

  • Yvette Juarez

Data Coach

  • Jennifer O'Connor

Interested in learning more about the Health Sciences and Wellness LCP?

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The Transfer Center is here to help! Meet with a counselor or a university rep, attend workshops, learn about important timelines and more!

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Programs in this pathway can help you develop these skills:

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

Programs in this pathway may appeal to people with these interests:

  • 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

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These resources can help you link your transferable skills to occupations that require them.

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Need help identifying your broad interests? Check out these interest inventories.

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