Career And College Prep

Health & Human Services

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!

Therapeutics—This pathway prepares students for a career helping patients in need. It can lead to a career in sports medicine or as a certified nursing assistant, registered nurse, pharmacy technician, dental assistant, and more.

Some of the jobs include:

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

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

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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?

  • State-based Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA)
  • AMCA Physical Therapy Technician Certification (PTTC)
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • ACSM Certified Group Fitness Trainer
  • NHA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
  • PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
  • NCCT Tech in Surgery Certification (TS-C)
  • AMT Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
  • NHA Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
  • NOCTI Nursing Assistant (Job Ready Assessment)
  • NOCTI Dental Assisting (Job Ready Assessment)
  • NOCTI Medical Assisting (Job Ready Assessment)