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Start Your Journey at the Health Science Career Information Expo

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Start Your Journey at the Health Science Career Information Expo

Sept. 1, 2016 – Are you sure a career in health care is in your future, but not sure which direction to go? Start your journey at the 2016 Health Science Career Information Expo, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 15 at Collin College’s Central Park Campus Conference Center, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney.

Program directors from all of Collin College’s health science programs will be on hand to answer questions about their fields. Learn the benefits and challenges associated with each field. Talk with career counselors to help identify a health science career that works for you and financial aid personnel to identify the best way to pay for your education.

“The purpose of the Health Science Career Information Expo is to help students and community members explore the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities of persons working in health science careers,” expo organizer Pam Love-White said. “Attendees will learn about the education and skills necessary for these careers and can ultimately make the best-fit choice for their future.”

The expo is free and open to the public.

Programs represented will include: dental hygiene, emergency medical technician/paramedic, fire science, health information management, nursing, polysomnographic technology, respiratory care, surgery technology, central sterile processing and the college’s continuing education health sciences programs.

The expo will include program overviews by the program directors, resource tables for each program, academic advising and career guidance. Anyone considering a career in health care is welcome to attend. 

For more information, contact Love-White at plove-white@collin.edu or Yajaira Diaz atydiaz@collin.edu . 

Collin College serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and workforce development.