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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
  • Anatomy & Physiology

 Exercise Science

  • Components of Exercise
  • Science of Exercise
  • IB Sports, Exercise and Health Science SL

Sports Medicine

  • Sports Medicine A: Prevention
  • Sports Medicine B: Recognition
  • Sports Medicine C: Rehabilitation

Emergency Medicine

Behavioral Health 


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Program of Study document

Personal Program of Study sample:
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Dual College Credits are available for the following courses:

  • Anatomy & Physiology A, B, & C
  • Components of Exercise
  • Healthcare Core Skills
  • IB Sports, Exercise and Health Science SL
  • Medical Terminology
  • Sports Medicine A, B, & C

The 2021-22 Dual-Credit course list is under construction.

Industry Certification(s) are available in the following courses:

  • Healthcare Core Skills
  • Sports Medicine B

CTE Student Organization

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

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

The following courses highlight knowledge and skills important for students in all Pathways:

  • Career & College Prep
  • Environmental Science
  • Financial Algebra
  • Health
  • High School Success Seminar
  • JAG-WA
  • Worksite Learning