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Match to Degrees: Healthcare Support Occupations

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In this classification system the education and training required reflects the manner in which most workers become proficient in that occupation and the preferences of most employers.

The Annual Projected openings include estimates for new and replacement jobs.

Cells with N/A reflect the fact that California colleges did not grant a degree matched to that course of study in the most recent year. Visit our Postsecondary Education Value page to explore another important reason to obtain a degree.

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  • Colleges Offering Degree: Colleges that offer a major in the subject area
  • Enrollment in Discipline: Enrollment counts of students in the selected major at public 4-year colleges in California
  • Degrees Awarded: Degrees awarded to students in the selected major at public and private colleges in California

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Degrees / Certificates Awarded in 2010 for Public Institutions and 2009 for Non-Public Institutions from All Title IV Participating Institutions

Occupation Annual
Projected
Openings
Degree/Course of Study Minimum Degree Level Degrees
At
Minimum
Level
Degrees
Above
Minimum
Level
Degrees
At or Above
Minimum
Level
31-1011 - Home Health Aides
Additional Information
Licenses Required
2,510 24.0101 - Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   24.0199 - Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   30.9999 - Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.2602 - Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
31-1012 - Nursing Aides, Orderlies, & Attendants
Additional Information
Licenses Required
3,900 51.1614 - Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.2601 - Health Aide
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
31-1013 - Psychiatric Aides
Additional Information
50 51.1502 - Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.2601 - Health Aide
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
31-2011 - Occupational Therapist Assistants
Additional Information
60 51.0803 - Occupational Therapist Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Associate Degrees81N/A81
31-2012 - Occupational Therapist Aides
Additional Information
N/A 51.0803 - Occupational Therapist Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Associate Degrees81N/A81
31-2021 - Physical Therapist Assistants
Additional Information
Licenses Required
220 51.0806 - Physical Therapist Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Associate Degrees130N/A130
31-2022 - Physical Therapist Aides
Additional Information
230 51.0806 - Physical Therapist Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
31-9011 - Massage Therapists
Additional Information
740 51.3104 - Dietitian Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 1 YrN/AN/AN/A
   51.3501 - Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 1 Yr30810318
   51.3502 - Asian Bodywork Therapy
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 1 YrN/AN/AN/A
   51.3503 - Somatic Bodywork
Match to Other Occupations
Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 1 YrN/AN/AN/A
   51.3599 - Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 1 YrN/AN/AN/A
   52.1910 - Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 1 YrN/AN/AN/A
31-9091 - Dental Assistants
Additional Information
Licenses Required
2,850 51.0601 - Dental Assisting/Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
31-9092 - Medical Assistants
Additional Information
Licenses Required
2,760 51.0705 - Medical Office Management/Administration
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.0710 - Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.0712 - Medical Reception/Receptionist
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.0713 - Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.0716 - Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.0801 - Medical/Clinical Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.0809 - Anesthesiologist Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.0813 - Chiropractic Assistant/Technician
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.0899 - Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.1802 - Optometric Technician/Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.1803 - Opthalmic Technician/Technologist
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.1804 - Orthoptics/Orthoptist
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.1899 - Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
31-9093 - Medical Equipment Preparers
Additional Information
140 51.0801 - Medical/Clinical Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.0899 - Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
31-9094 - Medical Transcriptionists
Additional Information
360 51.0708 - Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate - Less than 1 YrN/A44
31-9095 - Pharmacy Aides
Additional Information
280 51.0805 - Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
31-9096 - Veterinary Assistants & Laboratory Animal Caretakers
Additional Information
320 51.0808 - Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
31-9099 - Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
Additional Information
1,290 51.0801 - Medical/Clinical Assistant
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Degrees Awarded
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.2603 - Medication Aide
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.2699 - Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.3602 - Yoga Teacher Training/Yoga Therapy
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.3701 - Aromatherapy
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.3702 - Herbalism/Herbalist
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.3703 - Polarity Therapy
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.3704 - Reiki
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A
   51.3799 - Energy and Biologically Based Therapies, Other
Match to Other Occupations
On-The-Job TrainingN/AN/AN/A

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