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Health Sciences Pathway

Health Sciences workers promote health and wellness. They may work directly with patients to diagnose and treat injuries and disease, or work behind the scenes in a laboratory or administrative role. Health Sciences is a robust and versatile career area that can lend itself to many different flexible career paths.


Career Clusters are groupings of careers that have similar characteristics and employment requirements.

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Includes Careers in:
Biotechnology research and development
Diagnostic services
Health informatics
Support services
Therapeutic services

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.


CTE Courses                                           

Core Courses
Healthcare Career Exploration
Healthcare Core Skills
Medical Terminology
Also see Anatomy & Physiology

Emergency Medicine
CERT: Community Emergency Response Team
Emergency Medicine

 Exercise Science
Components of Fitness
Science of Exercise
IB Sports, Exercise and Health Science

Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine Exploration
Sports Medicine

General Education Courses                   

Science Courses, especially:
Biomedical Chemistry
Scientific Illustration

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Program of Study document

Dual College Credits are available for the following courses
IB Sports, Exercise and Health Science

Industry Certification(s) are available in the following courses
Anatomy & Physiology
CERT: Community Emergency Response Team
Emergency Medicine
Healthcare Core Skills
Sports Medicine Exploration

CTE Student Organizations

Career Exploration
Log in to your Career Cruising account.

Access Career Videos at the U.S. Department of Labor's

Browse career profiles by Career Cluster at Washington Career Bridge and the U.S. Department of Labor's O*NET site.

The following courses are pertinent to all Pathways
Career & College Prep
High School Success Seminar
Worksite Learning