Career And College Prep

Health & Bio Sciences

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?

Health Science Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)—This pathway prepares students to work under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals to perform direct basic nursing care in medical settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics.

Health Science 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 assistant
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Certified nurse assistant (CNA)

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

nurse working at the hospital

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?

  • First Aid/CPR
  • State-based Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA)
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (ExCPT) – National Health Association
  • PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) – Pharmacy Technician Certification Board