Health Science


Career Summary

This Youth Apprenticeship (YA) occupational area focuses on four of the five pathways within the Health Science industry. The Biotechnology Research and Development pathway is covered in the Bioscience Units in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) YA program. In the Therapeutic Services pathway, skills are required to care and treat patients through the Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, and Pharmacy Technician Units. Processes for managing patient data and information are incorporated into the Medical Office Unit, as well as all of the client services units. Therapeutic Services, Diagnostic Services, and Support Services skills are all incorporated in the choices found in the Health Science YA Ambulatory/Support Services Unit.

Career Pathways

Therapeutic Services:

  • Medical Assistant

  • Nursing Assistant

  • Pharmacy Technician

  • Dental Assistant


Health Informatics:

  • Medical Office


Ambulatory/Support Services:

  • Ambulatory/Support Services

Career Options

  • Acupuncturist

  • Athletic Trainer

  • Audiologist

  • Biomedical/Clinical Engineer

  • Chiropractor

  • Dietary Technician

  • Doctor

  • Dental Hygienist

  • Dentist

  • Fitness Coach

  • Medical Lab Technologist

  • Medical Office Assistant

  • Microbiologist

  • Paramedic

  • Pathologist

  • Pharmacist

  • Physical Therapist

  • Physician,

  • Radiologist

  • Registered Nurse

  • Ultrasound Technician