Make a Difference
What if high school was all you needed to get started on your dream job? Many healthcare careers don't require a college degree. You can begin making a difference sooner than you thought!
Which pathway is offered?
Healthcare Therapeutic — This pathway prepares students to diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illnesses independently or as part of a healthcare team; provide treatment and counsel to patients; and help build or restore daily living skills to people with disabilities or developmental delays.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Examples of jobs include:
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Patient Care Technician
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job, experience, and location but approximate sample salaries include:
- Medical Assistant—$34,800/year
- Pharmacy Technician—$33,950/year
- Nursing Assistant—$29,640/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
Certified Medical Assistant certification
Certified Nurse Aide certification
Certified Pharmacy Technician certification
Patient Care Technician certification
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: February 1, 2021.