SWCAHEC can assist and be a valuable resource for college students obtaining their first-time degrees and professionals seeking higher degrees in healthcare.
There are so many choices! How do I decide that a career in healthcare is for me?
Take this Health Careers Test to see which career is best for you!
Resources About Healthcare Careers
These resources will help you learn more about healthcare careers. What are the different healthcare careers? What kind of skills and knowledge are needed for these careers? What kind of education do I need? What are the approximate salaries for these positions? These resources will answer those questions and more!
• My Next Move – Type in desired job field and gives snapshot, along with career video.
The following are resources for specific healthcare professions. These resources will help you to plan your education and training.
AAMC’s Navigate Your Journey from Pre-Med through Residency: Advice for choosing a medical career path
Aspiring Docs: If you want to be a doctor or you are thinking about what it takes to become a doctor, then this is the website to begin your journey.
Allied Health Professions
Local Healthcare Professions Programs
Healthcare Career Degrees and Certificates:
Pueblo Community College Southwest offers resources and courses for students interested in health and wellness fields. Courses are offered in person or online:
PCC Southwest Healthcare Career Courses
Southwest Colorado Community College and the University of Colorado College of Nursing have partnered with SW Colorado AHEC to offer two unique programs in SW Colorado: a dual enrollment program and an RN to BSN Program. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
University of Colorado Graduate Degrees in Nursing:
Online BSN-DNP and MSN-DNP Programs Available in Colorado, visit their website: http://www.doctorofnursingpracticednp.org/colorado
Fort Lewis College offers a Bachelors degree in Public Health
Fort Lewis College offers a Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology
Fort Lewis College offers support for those students interested in pursuing a clinical healthcare degree
The University of Denver Four Corners MSW Program offers a locally-based and relevant social work program that leads to a graduate degree and licensure to practice social work.