Allied Healthcare Careers in Michigan

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For many considering Medical Training, it’s not uncommon for them to wonder, “Is Healthcare a good field to enter?” and “What types of jobs are available in healthcare?”  Here at Dorsey Schools, we are committed to providing our students with  training programs to prepare students for allied healthcare careers in Michigan. Many of the programs at Dorsey Schools prepare students for careers that are currently projecting growth here in the State of Michigan.  We recently pulled the stats from the State of Michigan DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, Long-Term Occupational Employment Projections (2014-2024) for three careers in healthcare and provided the info on projected job growth for each.  Check them out below!  If you’re thinking about training for a new career in healthcare and want to pursue a path with a strong projected job outlook, one of these paths could be exactly what you’re looking for.

Medical Assistant


Medical Assistants are healthcare professionals that are most often found working in doctors’ offices, clinics (such as urgent care facilities or outpatient clinics) and sometimes in hospitals.  Medical Assistants perform tasks such as taking patients’ medical history, measuring and recording their vital signs, performing injections, drawing blood, and assisting physicians with other clinical or administrative tasks.

Here in the State of Michigan, employment of Medical Assistants is projected to grow 10.8% from 2014-2024.a

Interested in learning more about a career as a Medical Assistant?  Check out these helpful resources:


Pharmacy Technicians

Pharmacy Technicians play a critical role in our healthcare system today.  These professionals assist pharmacists by performing tasks such as assisting customers, measuring amounts of medication for prescriptions, packaging and labeling prescriptions, organizing inventory, maintaining customer/patient information, and preparing and processing claims and records.  Once licensed, Pharmacy Technicians can be found working in pharmacies within drug stores, hospitals, general merchandise stores, or grocery stores.

Here in the State of Michigan, employment of Pharmacy Technicians is projected to grow 8.5% from 2014-2024.c

Interested in learning more about a career as a Pharmacy Technician?  Check out these helpful resources:

Massage Therapists

Massage Therapists treat their clients by manipulating their muscles and tissues through touch.  Massage Therapy has been known to help promote relaxation, relieve stress, ease pain, and promote general health and wellness benefits.  Massage Therapists (once licensed) can be found working in a variety of settings including spas, health clubs, doctors’ offices, hospitals, other healthcare facilities, and even hotels.

Here in the State of Michigan, employment of Massage Therapists is projected to grow 20.6% from 2014-2024.d

Interested in learning more about a career as a Massage Therapist?  Check out these helpful resources:

Medical Training Programs at Dorsey Schools

Dorsey Schools offers a variety of Medical Training Programs for those interested in pursuing a career in healthcare.  The Medical Training Programs at Dorsey take a hand-on approach, allowing students the opportunity to not only learn in a traditional classroom setting but also in the labs on-campus.  Many of the programs also include an externship that takes place during the final module of training, allowing students to apply the knowledge and skills they have learned throughout their program in an actual occupational setting.

Dorsey Schools offers the following Medical Training Programs:

While specific program availability will vary by campus, the following Dorsey Schools campus locations offer select Medical Training Programs:

Are you interested in learning more about the Medical Training Programs at Dorsey School?  Jumpstart your new career in the healthcare field by requesting info about your program of interest today!  You can give Dorsey Schools a call at 888-422-1188 or request info online to learn more!

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