Career And College Prep

Health Sciences

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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! Destinations offers many avenues to pursuing your Health Science related career! Click here to explore your Health Science pathway core course options at Destinations.

Which pathways are offered?

Support Services —This pathway prepares students to provide a therapeutic environment for healthcare delivery with opportunities ranging from entry-level to management in professional and technical careers.

Therapeutic Services—This pathway prepares students to work directly with patients to provide care, treatment, counseling, and health education information.

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

Some of the jobs include:

  • Advanced practical nurse
  • Firefighter
  • EMT
  • Medical assistant
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Certified nurse assistant (CNA)
  • Registered nurse

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

nurse working at the hospital

What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • Microsoft Office Specialist
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Heart Saver First Aid/CPR
  • Work-Based Learning Certifications:
    • Wisconsin Employability Skills Certificate
    • Wisconsin Youth Leadership Skills Certificate
    • Youth Apprenticeship Certification