Career Outlooks in Integrative Health
The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects that the health care sector will grow 18% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.3 million new jobs … more jobs than any other group of occupations. Within this sector, the field of integrative health is a $30 billion dollar industry and growing rapidly. The most recent National Health Interview Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics demonstrated significant use and spending on integrative health care approaches in the U.S. One-third of U.S. adults and nearly 12% of children ages 4 to 17 used complementary health approaches. An estimated 59 million persons aged four years and over had at least one expenditure for some type of complementary health approach, resulting in total out-of-pocket expenditures of $30.2 billion per year. Out-of-pocket spending for complementary health approaches represented 9.2% of all out-of-pocket spending on health care.
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Where MUIH Alumni are Employed
Alumni apply the skills and knowledge learned in their MUIH program while employed in private practice, as well as in a variety of healthcare-related settings.
Current job postings in integrative health fields are located here.
If you have interest in specific employers or connections to share with Career Services, please let us know. Alumni who are interested in employing students and recent graduates are especially welcome to participate in our recruiting programs.