Career And College Prep

Health Science

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)
  • Medical assistant
  • Patient care technician
  • Pharmacy technician

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

What could my future look like in this career field?**

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**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • Certified Medical Assistant 
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician  
  • Patient Care Technician