A GUIDE TO EDUCATION
& CAREERS IN
Considering a career in the health sciences? There are plenty of choices. Health science encompasses a wide range of occupations and specializations. And with an ever growing and aging population, the need for skilled professionals is growing in almost every area of the field. If youâ€™re interested in learning more about learning about and working in health science, this guide is for you.
What is Health Science?
Health science refers to a large group of disciplines related to the delivery of health care to humans and animals through the application of engineering, science, mathematics and technology.
In other words, it is the field in which knowledge is taken from pure science and other interrelated sources and applied to practical and clinical practices to maintain and improve the health of living beings. The branches of health science are virtually endless, spanning traditional and conventional Western medicine as well as alternative and folk medicine. Broadly defined, it can even include spiritual-based healing processes.