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 pathways are offered?
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) —This pathway prepares students to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals to perform direct basic nursing care in medical settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics.
Medical Assisting —Students develop the knowledge base, skills, and behaviors that entry-level medical assistants need to succeed. Students are introduced to anatomy and physiology, diagnostic tests, diseases and disorders, treatments, and nutrition.
Medical Billing and Coding —This pathway prepares students to manage patient data and information, financial information, and use computer applications related to health care processes and procedures.
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:
Medical and Health Services Manager
Advanced Practical Nurse
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Registered Nurse Pharmacy Technician
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:
Medical and Health Services Manager—$100,980/year
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBSC)
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CCMA)
Certified Nursing Assistant certification (CNA)
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPht)
*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: Thursday, February 18, 2021.