Healthcare is one of the most popular major among students. Ten of the 20 fastest growing occupations are healthcare related. Most workers have jobs that require less than 4 years of college education, but health diagnosing and treating practitioners are highly educated.
The healthcare industry is present from small towns (like private practice) to bigger cities (hospitals) . About 40 percent of healthcare professionals work in hospitals; around 21 percent were in nursing and residential care facilities; and 16 percent were in offices of physicians. About 28 percent of hospital workers are registered nurses.