Health Occupations

 health1 Opportunities:

  • Associate Degree – Program of Studies
    • Community College Allegheny County
    • PTI
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Post Secondary training in schools such as:
    • ICM School of Medical Careers
    • Douglas Education Center

Program Description:

The Health Occupations curriculum is a cluster program designed to introduce careers in health care. The Health Occupations core instruction includes planned courses in Health Care Careers, Safety Practices, Anatomy , Legal and Ethical Issues, Communications, Medical Terminology, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Infection Control, and Health Care Skills. Graduates of this program often pursue careers in nursing as well as in the rehabilitation fields such as physical therapy and occupational therapy. Students prepare and will have the opportunity to test for CPR Certification.

 health2 Career Possibilities:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Physical/Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Nursing