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The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services. (CIP Code #51)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Dentistry; Medicine; Optometry; Pharmacology; Public Health, Veterinary Science; Dietetics; Registered Nursing. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

Health Professions, Florence Nightingale
Statue of Florence Nightingale by Jeff Tidwell


Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)
English nurse pioneered the field of modern nursing
Sanjay Gupta (1969-Present)
Prominent nuerosurgeon, CNN's chief medical correspondent
William H. Stewart (1921-2008)
U.S. Surgeon's General placed health warning on cigarettes

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

Clinical, Counseling, & School Psychologists: $70,190
Dentists: $154,270
Dietitians & Nutritionists: $51,470
Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics: $31,980

Family & General Practitioners: $161,490
Pharmacists: $104,260
Massage Therapists: $39,850
Physicians & Surgeons: $165,000

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The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

 
 
  • Physician Assistant.
    (Moved, Report under 51.0912)
  • Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies.
    Instructional content is defined in code 51.1401. Note ( Program completions in specific biomedical science fields should be reported under Series 26. Medical education residencies should be reported under Series 60.02 in chapter II.
  • Medical Scientist (MS, PhD).
    An undifferentiated clinical science program that prepares graduated physicians (MD or DO) as research scientists in various areas.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 51.1501 - 51.1599.
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED CLINICAL SCIENCES.
    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and focus on the study of related clinical sciences.
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
    (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 51.0000.
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
    (NEW) A general, introductory, undifferentiated, or joint program in health services occupations that prepares individuals for either entry into specialized training programs or for a variety of concentrations in the allied health area. Includes instruction in the basic sciences, research and clinical procedures, and aspects of the subject matter related to various health occupations.
  • Chiropractic (DC).
    Instructional content defined in code 51.0101
  • Chiropractic (DC).
    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of chiropractic, a health care and healing system based on the application of non-invasive treatments and spinal adjustments to alleviate health problems caused by vertebral misalignments affecting bodily function as derived from the philosophy of Daniel Palmer. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, chiropractic theory and science, postural and spinal analysis, diagnostic radiology and ultrasound, adjustment technique, patient counseling, professional standards and ethics, and practice management.
  • Communication Disorders Sciences and Services.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 51.0201- 51.0299.
 
 
 

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