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 Nursing Assistant (CNA) —This pathway prepares students to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals to perform direct basic nursing care in medical settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics.
Medical Assisting —Students develop the knowledge base, skills, and behaviors that entry-level medical assistants need to succeed. Students are introduced to anatomy and physiology, diagnostic tests, diseases and disorders, treatments, and nutrition.
Medical Billing and Coding —This pathway prepares students to manage patient data and information, financial information, and use computer applications related to health care processes and procedures.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Medical and Health Services Manager
Advanced Practical Nurse
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like in this career field?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Medical Assisting exam
American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC)
AMCA Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC)
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification
Certified Coding Associate (CCA) American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)