Colorado’s Growing Health Industry

The Colorado Department of Higher Education and its subsidiary, College in Colorado, have teamed up with three Colorado community colleges to to offer a new website for Coloradans interested in studying for health careers.  According to the website,, the health industry is adding 4,000-8,000 new jobs each year, and pay is above the national average.  Whether you are a young college student or an adult going to school, the site has information on colleges and programs, advice on career pathways, financial aid information, and opportunities to connect with employers in the health industry.

For more information on the growth of the health industry in Colorado, check out the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Health Care brochure, and search our library’s web catalog for additional resources.  Here you can also find information from Colorado’s state community colleges, including catalogs of course offerings.