Health Science

Which pathway is offered?

We offer the Therapeutic Services Pathway. This pathway prepares students for careers in medical settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, pharmacies, and labs. Students can become certified in one of three areas:

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

Some of the jobs include:

  • Advanced Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Medical Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Admitting Clerk
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Biller
  • Pharmacy Technician

What is the salary outlook?

Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:

  • Nursing Assistant—$12/hour
  • Registered Nurse—$32/hour
  • Medical Assistant—$14/hour
  • Pharmacy Technician—$14/hour

Which certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

Students in the Nursing program prepare for:

  • The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Health Assisting Exam
  • Certified Nursing Assistant certification

Students in the Medical Assisting program prepare for:

  • The NOCTI Medical Assisting Exam
  • Certified Medical Assistant certification

Students in the Pharmacy Technician program prepare for:

  • Pharmacy Technician certification