MPTC Health Care Programs A Good Opportunity

The associate dean of Health Care at Moraine Park Technical College says they have plenty of opportunities in the health field that aren’t in the nursing and physician area. Brenda Raad (ROD) says in fact they have 10 different programs in the Allied Health field ranging from medical assistant and office to lab tech and surgical tech programs. She says they have also rolled the program for chiropractic technician into their Health and Wellness area. She says they are anticipating an increase in jobs in the Health and Wellness area. She says those types of jobs will be increase by about 20 percent in by 2020. Raad says they are good paying jobs and Moraine Park has a high placement rate in the Allied Health field.