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Career Technical Education » Health Science

Health Science

This cluster includes planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and/or biotechnology research and development. This cluster allows students to investigate and observe a large variety of health care areas.

Students learn skills related to the health care industry such as taking vital signs, body mechanics, medical terminology, CPR and other entry level skills.

Clinical rotation and practicum courses allow students the opportunity to apply previously studied knowledge and skills at a local health care facility.
Possible Careers
  • Dentist
  • Physician
  • Registered Nurse
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Clinical Lab Scientist
  • Physical Therapist


Endorsement: Public Services