Allied Health & Human Services

Career Programs

The Allied Health and Human Services Division provides instruction in more than a dozen high-demand health related career programs that range from one semester to two years in length. Click the links below to learn more about our programs and specific curriculum requirements.


For more information about any of our allied health and human services programs, please contact the respective program director or the advising staff at Northland!

Fastest Growing Occupations 2012-2022

(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Rank Occupation % Growth Expected
2 Personal Care Aides 49%
3 Home Health Aides 48%
6 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 46%
8 Occupational Therapy Assistants 43%
9 Genetic Counselors 41%
10 Physical Therapist Assistants 41%
11 Physical Therapist Aides 40%
12 Skincare Specialists 40%
13 Physician Assistants 38%
17 Occupational Therapy Aides 36%
19 Medical Secretaries 36%
20 Physical Therapists 36%