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Health Care Schools in Wyoming

Mirroring a nation-wide trend, healthcare is a rapidly growing industry in Wyoming, according to Wyoming Labor Market and Information. As the nation’s aging population expands, many healthcare professions face impending shortages and states struggle to ensure that communities have adequate healthcare professionals. This need for an influx of healthcare workers is even greater in rural areas. This can translate to reliable, long-term employment for you in a field with many possibilities.

Fastest Growing Health Care Industry Careers in Wyoming

Some of the fastest growing jobs in the healthcare sector in Wyoming according to America's Career InfoNet are home health aides, medical equipment repairers, and medical assistants. Job openings are not limited to these options though, and opportunity spans many levels of training and education to include clinical as well as technical or administrative jobs in the healthcare field.

Wyoming Health Care Industry's Largest Employers

Generally the largest employers of healthcare workers are hospitals. There are 26 total hospitals in Wyoming, of which 24 are located in rural areas. In addition, there are 17 rural health clinics. Some of the larger employers are listed below. (source:www.raconline.org/states/wyoming.php)

  • Cheyenne Regional Medical Center: Located in Cheyenne, this hospital serves Laramie County and communities in western Nebraska and northern Colorado, with roughly 1,690 employees.
  • Wyoming Medical Center: Located in Casper, this non-profit, acute care hospital employs about 1,200 people.
  • Campbell County Memorial Hospital: Located in Gillette in northeast Wyoming, this hospital has 600 employees.

Because qualified applicants are in such demand for most healthcare jobs, employers often offer flexibility, competitive pay, and good benefits. However, almost all positions require some level of training, if not a degree. Explore the educational links below to find the best educational program for you to help you work toward a successful career in healthcare in Wyoming.

Schools Offering Health Care and Nursing Degrees in Wyoming

tip Programs are subject to change.

Casper College – Casper, WY:

Programs:

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Environmental Science
  • Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
  • Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiographer
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Social Work
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Central Wyoming College – Riverton, WY:

Programs:

  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Environmental Science
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Laramie County Community College – Cheyenne, WY:

Programs:

  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiographer
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
  • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Northwest College – Powell, WY:

Programs:

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies

Sheridan College – Sheridan, WY:

Programs:

  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse

Western Wyoming Community College – Rock Springs, WY:

Programs:

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Occupatioanl Therapy/Therapist
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Social Work
  • Wildlife Biology

University of Wyoming – Laramie, WY:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

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