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Male nurse checking the blood pressure and pulse of a female

Nursing/Health Sciences Department


The health sciences field is the single largest industry in the country, accounting for more than 14 million jobs. Many of the fastest growing occupations today are in health sciences. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, health sciences occupations are expected to generate as many as 3 million new jobs by 2016. In addition, the field of health education is expected to grow by 20 percent, or roughly 25,000 new jobs, in the next decade. Pellissippi State's Nursing department offers many options for those seeking a start or an advancement in the health sciences field.

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