Health Science

Are you interested in how the body moves?

Do you want to save lives and make a difference?
Do you love a challenge?

 

HISD Four-Year Course Sequences

The Health Science programs of study focus on careers in health services. Some of the fastest-growing and highest paying careers are in the health science field. If you want to help others and love science; a health science pathway could be for you! HISD programs include: Biomedical Technology, Health Science, Pharmacy Technology, Dental Assistant, Nursing, Health Informatics, and Radiology and Imaging.

High Schools Offering Health Science pathways

Fastest Growing Career Opportunities

  • Dental Assistant
  • Biomedical Technician
  • Registered Nurse

Certifications and Licensures

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
  • Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT)
  • Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A)
  • Pharmacy Technician Trainee
  • Nursing Assisting Assessment (CNA)
  • National Entry Level Dental Assistant

 High Paying Careers

  • Surgeon $190,000
  • Anesthesiologist $187,000
  • Pharmacist $120,000

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