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?
Certified Medical Assistant—This pathway prepares students to complete administrative and clinical tasks in hospitals, physicians' offices, and other healthcare facilities.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)—This pathway prepares students to provide basic care and help patients with daily living activities.
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:
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) Exam
Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN) Exam
The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Health InformaticsMedical Assisting Exam
Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC) Exam
Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Monday, September 13, 2021.