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Health Care Jobs in California That Don’t Require a Four-Year Degree [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 28, 2017

According to the Public Policy Institute of California, the state is expected to have a shortage of more than 1.5 million health care workers by 2025¹. Most of these jobs are support positions that require some college or vocational training, but less than a bachelor’s degree — which is good news for anyone looking to start a health care career as quickly as possible.

This infographic examines health care jobs in California that don’t require a four-year college degree. It also shows where the highest projected demand for these specific health care jobs will be in California through 2020. Discover some of the careers you can pursue with an associate’s degree or certificate, including Medical Assistant, Medical Billing Specialist, Pharmacy Technician, Respiratory Therapist, Surgical Technologist, Registered Nurse and Diagnostic Medical Sonographer.

When you’re ready to take the next step, learn how you can train for a medical career at San Joaquin Valley College. SJVC currently offers 12 medical and dental programs, so you can select the career path that best suits your personal and professional goals. 11 programs are offered at our California campuses, with program availability and credential level varying by location. SJVC also offers Medical Billing & Coding and Medical Assisting programs online, so you can choose to complete your education in a flexible environment. Request more information or call toll-free 866-544-7898 to discover how SJVC can get you closer to a career in health care.


Health Care Jobs in California Infographic

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