Health and Biosciences

Do you enjoy helping others?  Are you interested in biology or the study of the human body?  If so, explore career pathways in the Health and Biosciences Career Cluster.

Some of the career opportunities in this cluster are:   

  • Basic Science  
    Work as a radiology technician, a medical laboratory technician or become a geneticist
  • Applied Research Engineering 
    Become a research technologist, a manufacturing technician or a research engineer  
  • Medical Treatment Services
    Work as a registered nurse, a licensed practical nurse, a doctor or surgeon.   
  • Para-professional Healthcare Treatment
    Find your career in respiratory therapy, or become a veterinary technician or dental assistant.   
  • Medical Diagnosis Services
    Become a clinical laboratory technician, or a medical laboratory technician
  • Para-professional Healthcare Diagnosis
    Work as a phlebotomist or a diagnostic medical sonographer
  • Health Informatics
    Work as a health unit coordinator, a health information technologist or a medical laboratory technician

CNM offers these suggested Dual Credit courses if you’re interested in pursuing careers in Health and Biosciences:

HUC 1010

Health Unit Coordinator Theory and Lab

NAHA 1010

Nursing Home/Home Health Attendant Theory and Lab

EMS 1010

Basic Emergency Medical Technician Skills

HLTH 1001

Clinical Preparation

See the CNM catalog for descriptions and prerequisites for these and many more available courses.

For more information on the Career Clusters initiative in New Mexico, you can review Work in New Mexico.