Associate Degree in Anatomy and Physiology

Salary

Registered nurse, $68,910

Nurse practitioner, $95,070

Physical therapist, $82,180

Physical therapist assistant, $53,320

Recreational therapist, $45,520

Athletic trainer, $44,720

Massage therapist, $40,400

Medical assistant, $30,780

Pharmacy aide, $24,510

*Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above.

Biological Science Teacher, Postsecondary $99,925.13 

Embalmers $54,277.17 

Health Specialist Teacher, Postsecondary $99,925.13 

Source: EMSI, 2021.1 dataset for San Bernardino and Riverside counties

Career Info

An associate of science in anatomy and physiology degree can lead to a range of professions with additional study, from pharmacology and forensic science to scientific writing. Many people go into physiotherapy-related occupations or exercise physiology – investigating ways to improve human performance.

Potential Careers

  • Acupuncturist
  • Allergist
  • Associate Nurse
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Cardiac Catheterization Technologist
  • Chiropractor
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dietitian
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nurse
  • Nutritionist
  • Paramedic
  • Pathologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Veterinarian