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?

Pharmacy Technician—This pathway prepares students to assist licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients in medical settings such as hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and labs.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Chiropractor assistant
  • Dental assistant
  • Home health aide
  • Medical assistant
  • Medication care coordinator
  • Nursing assistant
  • Optometric assistant
  • Personal trainer
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Physical therapy aide
  • Rehabilitation aide

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

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


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

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

  • CTECS Workplace Readiness Assessment
  • NOCTI – Health Informatics
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (CPhT)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Word
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Excel