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Health Science

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Career Cluster Overview

Health science jobs are found at a variety of different sites. You could work in a hospital, office, clinic, or nursing home. Or you could work on a cruise ship, at a sports arena, or within a patient's home.

Health science workers promote health and wellness. They diagnose and treat injuries and disease. As a physician, dentist, or nurse, you could work directly with patients. You could also work in a laboratory to get information used in research or provide administrative support by keeping medical records.


Middle School CTE Courses
  • Exploration of Health Science Profession (BTMS)
High School CTE Courses
  • Allied Health Assisting (FPCHS)
Postsecondary Certificates
  • Emergency Medical Technician (FTC) 
  • Medical Assisting (FTC) 
  • Nursing Assisting (FTC) 
  • Phlebotomy (FTC)
Associate Degrees
  • Emergency Medical Services 
  • Health Information Technology 
  • Nursing 
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 
Bachelor Degrees
  • Nursing 
  • Radiography 
  • Pediatrician
Industry Certifications
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)
Clubs and Activities to Explore
  • SkillsUSA
  • Participate in a Wellness Fair 
  • Health Occupations of America (HOSA)
  • Science Club