Health Sciences

  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses let you explore careers, learn new skills and gain hands-on experience. In some cases, you can earn CTE Dual College Credit or an industry certificate while in high school. Learn more about CTE programs at OSPI CTE.
    Classes you can take in high school (Note: Check with your school for availability.)
    • Sports Medicine I = 0.5 Physical Education Equivalency
    • Sports Medicine II = 0.5 Physical Education Equivalency
    • Molecular Biology for Global Health = Science Equivalency
    • Advanced Molecular Biology for Global Health = Science Equivalency

    BioPath Internship Program

    • Sponsored by AGC Biologics
    • Paid high school internship with on-the job training in the laboratory plus classroom work.
    • Accreditation: Running Start high school credit
    • Length of program: 1 school year = 32 weeks
    • Location: Bothell, WA
    • Candidate profile: High school juniors interested in launching their career after high school.
    • Open to all students that have completed chemistry.
    • See your school Career Center specialist for more information.

    What you can do right after high school

    • CTE Dual Credit - Use the CTE college credit you can earn in this pathway
    • Get an entry level job short-term, on the job training
      • Home health aide
      • Pharmacy aide
      • Veterinary assistant
    • Go to a technical school, two-year community college or four-year university. Examples include:
      • Everett Community College
      • Lake Washington Institute of Technology
      • Edmonds Community College
      • University of Washington
    • Post-secondary training-certificate or diploma
      • Dental assistant
      • Licensed practical nurse
      • Medical assistant
      • Phlebotomists
      • Medical transcriptionist
    • Associates degree
      • Dental hygienists
      • Dietetic technician
      • Forensic science technician
      • Medical laboratory technician
      • Physical therapy assistant
    • Bachelors degree
      • Athletic trainer
      • Biomedical engineer
      • Clinical technologist
      • Dietitian
      • Laboratory manager
      • Medical laboratory technologist
      • Cellular Therapy Lab (CTL) technologist
      • Nursing (BSN)
    • Masters degree
      • Genetic counselor
      • Nurse practitioner
      • Physical therapist
      • Biostatistician
    • Professional degree
      • Anesthesiologist
      • Dentists
      • Medical scientists

    Career information
    Career information is available on Hello ID-High School Beyond Plan-Career Planner. More information about careers, job trends and educational programs can be found at: