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Nontraditional Careers for Men

  • Child Care

    Child Care

  • Cosmetology


  • Massage Therapy

    Massage Therapy

  • Medical Assistant

    Medical Assistant

  • Human Services - Youth Development

    Human Services - Youth Development

  • Crime Scene Technology

    Crime Scene Technology

  • Dental Hygiene

    Dental Hygiene

  • Respiratory Care

    Respiratory Care

  • Teacher


  • Ophthalmic Medical Technology

    Ophthalmic Medical Technology

  • Nursing



Nontraditional fields offer men new opportunities for employment, advancement and job satisfaction. Men in nontraditional careers also discover that their contribution is welcome and find greater work/life balance.

Men Prepare for Nontraditional Careers at Palm Beach State!

The programs listed below lead to careers considered nontraditional for men. For a complete listing of our programs, go to

Degree & Certificate Legend:  AS - Associate in Science degree, CCC - College Credit Certificate, ATC - Advanced Technical Certificate,
ATD - Applied Technology Diploma, CCP- Career Certificate Program, BSN - Bachelor of Science in Nursing



Banking Specialist-Financial Services

Child Care
Child Care Center Management (CCC)
Child Care Certificates (Birth - School Age) (CCP, CCC)
Early Childhood Education (AS)

Cosmetology (CCP) (hair stylist/barber career path)
Facials Specialty (CCP)
Nails Technician (CCP)

Crime Scene Technology

Dental Health 
Dental Assisting (CCP)
Dental Hygiene (AS)

Health Science - ALL

Health Information
Health Informatics Specialist (CCC)
Health Information Technology (AS)
Medical Information Coder/Biller (CCC)
Medical Transcription (ATD)

Human Services (social work/counseling career paths)
Addiction Studies (CCC, AS)
Human Services General (CCC, AS)
Youth Development (CCC, AS)

Massage Therapy (CCP)

Medical Assisting (CCP)

Nursing (AS)
Nursing (BSN)

Ophthalmic Medical Technology (AS)

Paralegal (AS)

Practical Nursing (CCP)

Radiography (AS)

Respiratory Care (AS)

Teacher Education
Career & Technical Educator (ATC)
Educator Preparation Institute (special program)


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