Persuasive Speech on Education in Healthcare

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Persuasive Speech

Topic: Why choosing health care as a career is a smart choice General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: By the end of my speech, my audience should be able to: A.State why health care is a growing field.
B.Make an informed decision when choosing a career in health care.

Introduction
I.Attention-Getting Device: How many students in college know what there career goals are? A.Many students go to college to appease their parents and don’t know what they want to do. B.Some students may pick a major and later find their career options limited or even worse find that their degree wont support them financially.

II.Thesis: A career in the health care industry is a smart choice for most
III.Preview of Main Points: In order for me to persuade you that a health care career is a reliable and sustainable choice I will provide you with information on different careers and compare them to health care.

A.We will look at the most popular college degrees and what they can do. B.I will discuss the expected career growth statistics. C.I will discuss the average pay for some of the top careers.

Body

I. If you're almost done here at MJC and haven't picked a major yet, you're not alone. According to CollegeBoard.net , retrived nov. 5th 2011, many undergraduates enter a college and even start their programs undeclared. Lets take a look at the three most popular degree options and what careers you can persue with them. A.Business: According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) retrived on 11-5-11, 19% of all U.S. undergraduates majored in business during the 2007-2008 academic year. If you choose to study business, you can specialize in a number of fields, including accounting, management, marketing, economics, and finance. B.Education: According to the NCES, nearly 7% of all U.S. undergraduates declared an education major in the 2007-2008 school year. These...
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