Denver Industry Spotlight: HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS

Ranking among the 10 healthiest states in the nation, and the second-most physically active state in the United States, it is no wonder Colorado is a top healthcare and wellness location.

Employment in this region has grown 24.1% since 2004—nearly double that of the 10.7 % U.S. growth rate. In the past 5 years, the Metro Denver region has added over 43,000 healthcare and wellness jobs, making it the region’s largest cluster based on employment.

The healthcare and wellness industry touches on a wide variety of majors, especially in the natural sciences department, so if you are a student interested in this area of study, consider a healthcare & wellness career!

To learn more, visit: http://www.metrodenver.org/industries/healthcare-wellness/

By Julia Uchiyama
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