According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 75% of all jobs require training beyond high school.

How are you going to get there?  What are your options?

If you want a well-rounded educational experience and develop enviable analytical, statistical and leadership skills, the Pitt-Titusville Natural Science Associate Degree program is for you!

 

Why Does A Natural Science Degree Matter?

An associate degree in natural sciences gives you the foundation you'll need to transfer to a four-year college to complete a bachelor's degree in one of the natural sciences, such as biology, chemistry or physics. Once completed, a four-year degree qualifies you for advancement to a higher level job as technician or technologist. Other options are completing a professional degree at the bachelor's level, such as nursing, or even a graduate program, such as a physical therapy or medical degree. An associate of natural science degree gives you an ideal foundation for the health sciences.

 

What Societal Need Does A Degree In Natural Science Fill?

The Natural Sciences Division prepares students to complete programs in various STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields; for admission to pharmacy, medical, and dental schools; and receive an associate's degree that strengthens their career pursuits in health-related disciplines. Natural science courses are also offered to non-majors and students in health care programs.

 

Is There A Demand For This Field of Study?

Yes.  A degree in natural science can prepare you for many  jobs ranging from forensics to Science Technician, Medical Laboratory Technician, Forensic Science Technician, and Production Technician, among others.

 

Where Do Employees In This Field Of Study Work?

Hospitals, Veterinary clinics, Zoos, Dental Clinics, Rehabilitation clinics, Research facilities

 

Are Internship Opportunities Available?

Yes.  Internships have been done in hospitals, veterinary offices, dental offices, pharmacies and research labs

 

Are There Any Program Specific Honor Societies/Clubs?

Chemistry Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Physics and Engineering Club

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