My degree is Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration
Unit 2 Assignment:
Mapping Your Future
Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
- List the required certifications and/or licensures required for your profession at the state and national level.
- Define the educational requirements for your chosen profession.
Course outcomes assessed in this Assignment:
HS100-2: Define the required education, certification, and credentials needed at the national and state level for a given health care profession.
For this Assignment, you will do research on the internet, conduct an online job search, and review the video for your degree program, accessible from the Reading page.
Here are some helpful websites to get you started with your online research:
Occupational outlook handbook: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/oco
O*Net Online. Retrieved from http://www.onetonline.org
Using the information that you learn from online sources and the materials from the Reading, answer the questions that follow. You are encouraged to use this template to help you complete the Assignment.
State your chosen degree program at Kaplan University. If you are a campus student, please list your home campus.
What is the national median salary for the specific job you want to pursue?
What is the demand for jobs in your geographical area (or where you plan to live after graduation)?
Are there any required professional certifications (besides the degree you will complete at Kaplan) you will need in order to perform certain duties of the job? If so, how do you plan to meet the criteria for applying and obtaining the extra education?
Are there certain program accreditations required from your educational institution to perform certain jobs in your chosen field? Does Kaplan have that accreditation?
What is the overall job outlook for your chosen field?
Please be sure to include a reference page with this Assignment in APA format.
Be sure to review the grading rubric for this Assignment in the Course Home.
Submitting Your Work
You will submit these answers in a Word document to the Dropbox. For directions on how to submit your work and review your graded Assignments, refer to the Dropbox Guide found on the Academic Tools tab. Make sure that you save a copy of your submitted work.