Persuasive Speech on Education in Healthcare

1099 WordsNov 21, 20115 Pages
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…show more content…
In a report by payscale.com last updated 11-3-2011 the average pay for an elementary school teacher is 40,000 a year. Could you imagine have school loans for a bachelors degree and barley making 18 dollars an hour with no opportunity for making time and a half. B. In a report for accountants also by payscale.com last updated on 10-25-2011 the average pay range is between 33-56,000 a year. This pay range is with a bachelor’s degree. C. In a report by payscale.com for nursing careers. A Nurse with an associate’s degree that works at a hospital such as Doctors or Memorial makes an average of 80,000 a year. Because of the associates degree the nurse has less school loans then they would with a Bachelors. Conclusion I. Summary: Lets recap. A. Health care is the fastest growing industry; the baby boomers are retiring and need to be cared for. B. To work in health care does not mean you have to go to school for 10 years to become a doctor. You can earn your associates or bachelors degree and make a good living. C. All of these top majors require working with the public why not have a rewarding career where everyday you make a difference in the lives of others. II. Closing Device: I know that I cannot convince people to change majors. I hope that you at least walk out of this room today and examine your career choice. Make sure it is the right
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