School of Health Sciences Blog

This healthcare blog features healthcare articles and infographics about career and educational paths within the healthcare industry. Written by healthcare faculty and students at Rasmussen College, you'll be sure to find relevant information about careers and educational paths in the medical field.

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The Ultimate List of Healthcare Jobs You Can Launch in 2 Years or Less

Whether you're heading to school for the first time or you're taking the leap and switching careers, you're probably looking for an option that can get you in the field quickly. This list of healthcare jobs offers a snapshot of 11 in-demand careers that will allow you to start getting paid to make a difference in just two years or less.

8 Signs You Were Meant to Work in the Human Services Field

If you're a natural helper, it makes perfect sense to consider a career in the human services field. But before you make your decision, learn more about some tell-tale signs that you'd be a good fit. Who knows? You may be better equipped than you think!

7 Signs You Would Thrive in a Medical Assisting Career

While a certain level of education and experience is necessary to work as a medical assistant, there are some personality traits you can translate onto the job for even more success. We spoke with medical experts to identify seven characteristics that successful medical assistants share.

11 Healthy Heart Tips to Help Keep the Doctor Away

Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans each year, but it's largely preventable through healthy lifestyle choices. There are a number of ways you can take your health into your own hands. Keep reading to learn a handful of healthy heart tips recommended by experts and the American Heart Association.

6 Signs a Medical Lab Tech Career Is Right for You

Want to figure out if working as a medical laboratory tech is a good job for you? We spoke with Tammy Renner, the Rasmussen College national MLT program director and 33-year medical lab veteran, to identify some common characteristics that the best MLTs share.

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