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Potential Careers for College of Professional Studies Graduates

Department of Nursing

Nursing Associate Primary care nurses
Private duty nurses
Healthcare clinic nurses
Long term care nursing supervisor
Acute care unit charge nurse
Nursing Bachelor Primary care nurses
Unit educators
Unit managers
School nurses
Occupational health nurses
Community health nurses
Public health nurses
Nurse consultants for insurance or pharmaceutical companies
Expert nurse witnesses
Nursing supervisor
Clinical Case Management
Area of Study Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

Department of Allied Health Sciences

Dental Hygiene Associate Clinician:
Private dental practices
Community clinics
Hospitals
University dental clinics
Prison facilities
Nursing homes
Schools

Corporate:
Sales representatives
Product researchers
Corporate educators
Corporate administrators

Public Health:
Clinicians, Administrators, Researchers
State Public Health Officer
Community Clinic Administrator
Indian Health Service
Head Start programs
Local health departments
National Health Service Corps
School sealant programs
Rural or inner city community clinics

Researcher:
Colleges and universities
Corporations
Governmental agencies
Nonprofit organizations Educator:
Clinical instructors
Classroom instructors
Program directors
Corporate educators

Administrator:
Clinical Director, statewide school sealant program
Program Director, dental hygiene educational program
Dean of Health Sciences, educational institution
Executive Director, state association staff
Director, corporate sales

Entrepreneur:
Product Development and Sales
Practice Management Company
Employment Service
CE provider or Meeting Planner
Consulting Business
Independent Clinical Practice
Professional Speaker / Writer
Medical Laboratory Technology Associate Immunologist
Perfusionist
Dialysis technician
Research analyst
Histologist
Epidemiologist

In any of the following places:
Hospitals
Clinics
Doctor’s Offices
Research Laboratories
Forensic Laboratories
Public Health Departments
Water Companies
Universities
Veterinary Offices
Pharmaceutical Companies
Blood Centers (Red Cross, Hoxworth, etc.)
Industry
Home Health opportunities
Government
Respiratory Technology Associate acute care hospitals
sleep disorder centers and diagnostic laboratories
long term acute care facilities
rehabilitation, research and skilled nursing facilities
patients' homes
patient transport systems
physician offices
convalescent and retirement centers
educational institutions
medical equipment companies and suppliers
wellness centers
Radiologic Technology Associate Entry Level Radiologic Technologist:
Medical Center/Hospital Imaging Departments
Urgent Care Centers
Imaging Centers
Outpatient Surgical Centers
Private Physician's Office
Mobile Imaging Services

Education:
Clinical Instructor (after two years experience)
Adjunct Faculty (College or University)

With Additional Experience/Training/Education:
Computerized Tomography Technologist
Mammography Technologist
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Radiation Therapist
Bone Densitometry Technologist
Quality Assurance/Control Technologist
Imaging Department Director/Supervisor

With A Bachelor's Degree:
Education: 
Program Faculty College/University/Technical School

Corporate:
Sales representatives
Corporate educators/Application Specialist
Corporate administrators

With A Master's Degree:
Education:
Director of a Radiologic Technology Program at a College/University/Technical School

Researcher:
Colleges and universities
Corporations
Governmental agencies
Emergency Medical Technology Certificate Emergency medical Technician at any of the following:
911 centers
Fire departments
EMS squads
Ambulance services
Hospital Emergency rooms

Emergency response member for confined space entry team in any of the following:
Construction operation
Mining operations
Chemical plants
Power plants

Other:
Emergency Department Technicians
Paramedic Certificate/Associate Paramedic at any of the following:
Fire departments
Private ambulance services
Public ambulance services
Emergency departments
Mining companies
Drilling companies
Construction companies
Power plants
Chemical Plants
Doctor's offices
State park services
National park services

Other:
Medical/ Biomedical equipment company sales
Emergency Medical service provider manager/supervisor/ team leader
Emergency Medical service provider Training officer
Area of Study Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

Department of Rehabilitation and Sport Professions

Athletic Training Bachelor Athletic Trainer Certified
Licensed Athletic Trainer
Sports Medicine Specialist
Sports Nutritionist
Exercise Physiologist
Kinesiologist
Biomechanist
Public Health Specialist
Health Educator
Performance Enhancement Specialist
Exercise Technician
Rehabilitation Specialist
Injury Prevention Specialist
Risk Management Specialist
Personal Trainer
Fitness Trainer
Physical Therapist Assistant Associate Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
Director of Rehabilitation
Clinical Instructor
PTA program Faculty
Occupational Therapist Assistant Associate Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Rehab manager
Case Manager
Activities Coordinator
Instructor
Occupational Therapy Master Registered Licensed Occupational Therapists
Rehab manager
Case Manager
Activities Coordinator
Instructor
OT program Faculty
Sport Studies Concentration in Sport Management Bachelor Professional Sports Management/Administration
Collegiate Athletics Administration
High School Athletics Administration
Amateur Athletics Administration
Sports Media/Media Relations
Facility/Event Management
Municipal Recreation
Sport Studies Concentration in Exercise Science Bachelor Personal Trainer
Athletic Enhancement Programs
Strength and Conditioning Specialists
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Corporate Wellness Program
Private Sports Medicine Clinics
Commercial Health and Fitness Facilities
State and Federal Wellness Programs
Community Health and Fitness Programs
Area of Study Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

Department of Business

Accounting Associates in Applied Business: Accounting Technology Accounting clerk
Accounts entry
Auditing clerk
Entry level- Banking
Payroll clerk
Accounting BSBA: Accounting Accountant
Auditor
Treasurer
Budget Analyst
Cost Estimator
Tax Preparer
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
CMA (Certified Management Accountant)
CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)
Treasurer
Financial examiner
Internal Revenue Agent
Tax Examiner

Graduate school opportunities:
Masters in Accounting, MBA (Masters in Business Administration)

Professional certifications:
CPA, CMA, CIA
General Business Associates in Applied Business: Business Management Entry level Management
Manager
Administrative services managers
Human resources managers
Entrepreneur
Customer Service representative
General Business BSBA: General Business Entrepreneur
Middle or Upper management
Business Executive
Administrative Manager
General Manager
Operational Manager
Purchasing Manager
Community Associate Manager
Facility manager
Human resources Manager
Training Manager
Production Manager
Labor Relations
Management Analyst
Compensation/Benefits Manager

Profit, Non-Profit, Governmental, or International opportunities

Graduate school opportunities:
MBA (Masters in Business Administration)
Health Care Administration BSBA: Health Care Administration: Acute Care Hospital Administrator
Clinic Administrator
Business Office Manager (Health related)
Physician Group Practice Administrator
Social Service Manager
Pharmacy Sales representative
Home Health Care Manager
Human Resources Associate/Director
Community Service Manager
Training Specialist
Healthcare Executive/Administrator

Work in hospitals, home health agencies, physician groups, pharmaceutical

Graduate school opportunities:
MHSA (Masters in health Services Administration)
MHA (Masters in Hospital Administration)
MBA (masters in Business Administration)
MHR (Masters in Human resources Management)
Health Care Administration BSBA: Health Care Administration: Long Term Care Nursing Home Administrator
Assisted Living Administrator
Business Office manager (Health related)
Social Service Manager
Home Health Care Manager
Human resources Associate/Director
Community Service Manager

Work in Nursing homes, assisted living, home health agencies

National accreditation, prepares student for national certification

Graduate school opportunities:
MHSA (Masters in health Services Administration)
MHA (Masters in Hospital Administration)
MBA (masters in Business Administration)
MHR (Masters in Human resources Management
Information Technology Associates in Applied Business: Information Technology Management It Technician
Network technician
Web designer
Office Manager
Computer Applications trainer
Computer support
Help Desk
Information Technology BSBA: Information Systems Management Security specialist/analyst
Database Administrator
Computer support
Web developer
Network administrator
Computer Systems Administrator
Information Systems Manager
Computer System Analysts
Computer Support Specialists
Project Manager
e-Business Manager
ERP Manager
IT Operations Manager
IT consultants
Telecommunications

Graduate school opportunities:
Masters in Information Systems
MBA (Masters in Business Administration)

Also various professional certifications (CCP, PMP, CCNA, Microsoft certification)
Legal Assisting Associates in Legal Assisting Legal Assistant
Paralegal
Legal secretary
Clerk of Courts
Internal Revenue officer
Veterans Claims Examiner
Computer Litigation Support
Legal Librarian
Legal Research Aide
Criminal Investigator
Case Manager Associate
Executive Assistant
Litigation Manager
Legal Assisting BSBA: Legal Assisting 2+2 Pre-Law
Paralegal
Legal assistant
Clerk of Courts
Internal Revenue officer
Veterans Claims Examiner
Computer Litigation Support
Legal Librarian
Legal Research Aide
Criminal Investigator
Executive Assistant
Litigation Manager

Graduate school opportunities:
Law School,
MBA (Masters in Business Administration
Marketing BSBA: Marketing Marketing Manager/Coordinator
Sales representative/manager
Public relations
Communications
Publicity agent
Public Relations Assistant
Political advisor/aide
Advertising manager
Promotions Manager Media Planner
Marketing Research Analyst
Assistant Product Manager
Direct Marketing Coordinator
Web Content Manager
Database Marketing Analyst, Manager

Graduate school opportunities:
Masters in marketing
MBA (Masters in Business Administration)
Area of Study Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

Department of Education

Early Childhood
Middle Childhood
Adolescent to Young Adult
Visual Arts
Bachelor PK-12 Teacher in appropriate content area and age (Early, Middle, High school, Visual Arts)
Teacher's Aide
Teacher's Assistant
Substitute Teacher
Intervention Specialist Bachelor
PK-12 Intervention Specialist
Teacher's Aide
Teacher's Assistant
Substitute Teacher
Curriculum & Instruction
Intervention Specialist
Master Continuing Study
Area of Study Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

Department of Engineering

Computer Engineering Technology Bachelor Systems analyst
Software engineer
Software developer
Programmer
Manager
Telecommunications
Tablet computing
Manufacturing automation
Sensor technology
Digital Simulation and Gaming Engineering Technology Bachelor Systems analyst
Software engineer
Software developer
Apps developer
Programmer
Manager
Telecommunications
Tablet computing
Manufacturing automation
Sensor technology
Environmental Engineering Technology Bachelor Government Regulator
Environmental Risk Manager
Water/Wastewater Technician
Solid Waste Operations Specialist
Hazardous Waste Operations Specialist
Air Quality Control Technician
Remediation Technician
Plastics Engineering Technology Associate Design Engineering
Process Engineering
Project Engineer
Quality Control
Machine Repair (Machine Setup, Mold setter, Auxiliary equipment setup, Grinder, Tool Room)
Sales and Marketing
Testing
Tool Engineering
Plastics Engineering Technology Bachelor Design Engineering
Process Engineering
Project Engineer
Quality Control
Machine Repair (Machine Setup, Mold setter, Auxiliary equipment setup, Grinder, Tool Room) 
Management
Sales and Marketing
Testing
Tool Engineering
Computer Aided Drafting and Design Associate Drafters (General)
Architect Drafters
Electrical &Electronics Drafters
Mechanical Drafters
Field Engineers and Technicians for A&E Firms
Electro-mechanical Engineering Technology Associate (Bachelor option) Manufacturing technicians
Power generation
Food processing operations
Automated logistical warehouses and distribution centers technicians
Pharmaceutical plant technicians
Programmable logic device technicians
Electro-mechanical process control equipment technicians
Automation and robotics technicians
Technical Study Associate Incumbent workforce training
Engineering Preparation Studies Associate Transfer to 4-year engineering school
Area of Study Degree Awarded Job Opportunities

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