The Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes an Employment Situation Summary wherein it examines the state of hiring in different career fields. The latest Summary revealed that in April 2012 alone, more than 19,000 new jobs in medical fields were added to the American workforce. That’s quite an impressive number given the overall sad state of affairs regarding employment in general. Better yet, the top of the list, the number one job title in the medical field for new jobs added in April was none other than Medical Assistant. Also in the top 5 was Medical Records and Health Information Technician. Aren’t you pumped to be involved in studies at the Allen School Online now? Compared to students in other fields of study, this report would indicate that you’ll have an easier time finding work once you receive your certification than others. You’re so smart!