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 pathways are 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.

Phlebotomy—Students in this pathway learn to perform phlebotomy procedures safely and competently, ensuring accurate and reliable blood sample collection for medical testing and diagnosis. Phlebotomy is a critical aspect of healthcare and is typically performed by trained phlebotomists, nurses, or other medical professionals.

Sports Medicine—This pathway prepares students with the knowledge, skills, practices, and theories encompassed in the health and safety of athletes.

Veterinary Assistant—In this pathway, students learn about the health and well-being of animals and veterinary clinical practices. Upon completion of the program, students receive a certificate of completion, detailed information needed to enroll in and take the national Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) credentialing exam, and access to the VetBloom mock AVA exam.

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

Some of the jobs include:

  • Pharmacy technician
  • Pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Athletic trainer
  • Massage therapist
  • Phlebotomist
  • Veterinary assistant

*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?

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam
  • First Aid and CPR
  • American College of Sports Medicine Personal Trainer Certification
  • American College of Sports Medicine Group Exercise Instructor
  • NHA Certified Phlebotomist (CPT)
  • Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) exam