Health and Human Services

Which pathways are offered?

  • Education and Training—This pathway prepares students to employ teaching/training methods that will result in higher learner achievement and to communicate, inspire trust and confidence, motivate learners, and understand their educational needs.
  • Health Science—This pathway prepares students to work directly with patients to provide care, treatment, counseling, and health information.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Childcare Worker
  • Elementary Aide
  • Teacher
  • Physical Trainer
  • Coach
  • Medical Assistant

What is the salary outlook?*

Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:

  • Childcare Worker—$23,240/year
  • Elementary Aide—$26,970/year
  • Elementary School Teacher—$57,980/year
  • High School Teacher—$60,320/year
  • Coach—$33,780/year
  • Medical Assistant—$33,610/year

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

Which industry-recognized, in demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • OSHA
  • Microburst