Health Science & Medical Technology
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?
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 Coding—This pathway prepares students to manage patient data and information, financial information, and use computer applications related to health care processes and procedures.
Sports Medicine—This pathway trains students in the knowledge, skills, practices, and theories encompassed in the health and safety of athletes.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Examples of jobs include:
Medical records technician
Medical and health services manager
*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?**
**Data is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
ACT National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
CPR and AED Certification
First Aid Certification
Medical Coding Certification
Basic Life Support (BLS)