One of the fastest growing industries in the United States is health care. Pathways in this career field will help prepare you for jobs such as medical assistants, certified nursing assistants, and pharmacy technicians.* And if you're interested in studying a medical-related field in college like nursing, pharmacy, or premed, you could benefit from taking courses such as Anatomy and Physiology** while still in high school. In addition, our Education and Training pathway and our Legal and Law Enforcement pathway let you explore the opportunities and careers available in those fields.
*Career fields and pathways vary by school. Check with your school for its current offerings.
**These courses do not replace college courses.
***Planned for School Year 2019–2020.
†Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 13, 2018. This job may require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.