Career Pathways – Health Services

Health Services

Program Overview

The Health Services Career Pathway Program is designed to give students the opportunity to explore the varied fields associated with health services and to provide them with relevant academic learning and practical skills. The program is designed with a sequence of Health, Science and related courses that will guide students through an enriching high school experience. A variety of health care fields will be explored and students will have flexibility to investigate those areas of greatest interest to them.

Classes Offered 2019-2020


Medical Terminology - (Prerequisite:  Health 2, Health Occupations with a "B" or better and consent of instructor)  


Health Occupations - Students will demonstrate a general understanding of health care occupations and societal issues within healthcare.  


Anatomy & Physiology - (Prerequisite:  Health Occupations with a "B" or better and consent of instructor)  Advanced elective course designed to study the normal structure and function of the human body. 


Nursing Assistant Level 1 - (Prerequisite:  All students must be approved by instructor) Students should have Anatomy & Physiology and/or medical terminology and be at least 16 years of age. 


Phlebotomy - (Prerequisite:  Students must be at least 16 years of age to register for this course.) 


Possible Careers

  • Registered Nurse
  • Medical Assistant
  • Certified Nurses Aid
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Phlebotomist
  • Pre-Medical 
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Chiropractor
  • Physician
  • Physician's Assistant


High School Students will be required to get 2.5 credits from one specific pathway plus .5 from another pathway of their choice.

Class Credits Required:

  • Health Occupations: 0.5

2 Credits from the following:

  • Nursing Assistant 1:  1.0
  • Phlebotomy: 0.5
  • Anatomy and Physiology:  1.0
  • Medical Terminology:  0.5

One course from the following may be used in the Pathway:

  • Advanced Biology: 1.0
  • Chemistry: 1.0
  • AP Chemistry: 1.0
  • Physics: 1.0

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