Career And College Prep

Health Science

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 healthcare professionals to perform direct basic nursing care in medical settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics.

Pharmacy Technician— This pathway prepares students to assist licensed pharmacists in providing healthcare 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:

  • Admitting clerk
  • Advanced practical nurse
  • Athletic trainer
  • Certified nurse assistant
  • Licensed practical nurse
  • Medical assistant
  •  Pharmacy technician

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

nurse working in the hospital

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?

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification exam (PTCB)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Utah Nursing Assistant Registry (UNAR) State Certification