This website was developed and is maintained by the North Central Wisconsin Area Health Education Center.

The information for the following pages has been compiled from various sources, including various academic programs, professional organizations, and the "Occupational Outlook Handbook 2000-2001" (U.S. Department of Labor).

New!  Occupations with this logo now contain a "Find Your Career in Healthcare" video. These videos are by permission of the The Health Care Workforce Network and NW CEP, Inc. The initial project for the videos was funded by a grant awarded under the President's High Growth Job Training Initiative as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.

Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician (CLT/MLT)  
Clinical/Medical Technologist (CT/MT)
Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)

Cytotechnologist (CT)
Histotechnician (HT)
Histotechnologist (HTL)
Phlebotomist/Phlebotomy Technicians (PBT)

Dental Assistant/Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)  
Dental Hygienist (DH)  
Dental Laboratory Technician (DLABT)
Certified Dental Technician (CDT)
Dentist (DDS/DMD)

Dietetics and Nutrition
Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR)  
Dietitian/ Licensed or Registered (LD/RD)

Emergency Medical Technician
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-1/EMT-B/EMTS)  
Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate and Intermediate Technician (EMT-2/EMT-3)  
Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (EMT-4/EMT- P/EMTP)  

Geriatric Care
Geriatric Care (GC)

Health Information and Communication
Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)
Health Educator
Health Science Librarian (HSL)
Medical Illustrator (MI)
Medical Photographer
Medical Writer

Health Information Management and Support Services
Health Information Administrator/Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
Health Information Technician/Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
Health Unit Coordinator (HUD)
Medical Coding Specialist/Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
Medical Secretary
Medical Transcriptionist (MT)/Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT)

Health Services Administration
Health Care Facility Administrator
Public Relations and Marketing Specialist

Mental Health/Counseling
Mental Health Counselor (MHC)/Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
Pastoral Counselor
Psychologist/Doctor of Psychology/Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PhD/PsyD/LCS)
Social Worker, Medical
Social Worker, Psychiatric

Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)  
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Home Health Aide
Licensed Practical Nurse(LPNs)/ Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs)
Medical Assistant (MA)/Certified (CMA)/Registered(RMA)
Registered Nurse (RN)  

Other Health Careers
Chiropractic Specialist/Chiropractic Technician

Medication Assistant
Pharmacist (RPh/Pharm.D)  
Pharmacy Technician  

Physician and Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant (PA)  


Public Health
Public Health  

Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT)
Radiation Therapy (RTT)
Radiologic Technologist (RT)  

Science and Engineering
Biological/Research Scientist
Biomedical Engineer
Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET)/Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET)
Industrial Hygienist (IH)/Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

Special Technologies, Services and Diagnostic Instrumentation
Cardiovascular Technologist (CT/CVT)
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (DMS)/Ultrasound Technologist
Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist (ET)
Perfusionist (Perf)
Surgical Technologist (ST)/Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)  

Audiologist (AUDT)  
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
Occupational Therapist (OT)  
Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Physical Therapist (PT)  
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)  
Recreational Therapist/Registered (RRT/RTR)
Rehabilitation Counselors/Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
Respiratory Therapist (RT)/Certified (CRT)/Registered (RRT)  
Speech-Language Pathologist

Veterinary Medicine
Veterinarian (DVM/DMD)
Veterinary Technician (VT)/Certified (CVT)/Licensed (LVT)

Vision Care
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician
Optician (Opt)
Optometric Technician
Optometrist (OD)

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