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Health Science and Medical Technology

Health Science and Medical Technology

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Health Science and Medical Technology

The Health Science and Medical Technology Sector pathways are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as a dental assistant in training, medical assistant, health aide or physical therapy aide or related fields. Students study skills as taking and recording of vital signs, processing and mounting radiographs, sterilizing instruments, dental terminology and basic laboratory procedures, front office procedures, patient intake process, electronic health record, clinical procedures, medication administration, diagnostic procedures; communication skills, ethics, legalities, nutrition, fitness,  patient observation, environmental and patient safety, body mechanics, patient interaction skills, minor physical therapy exercise, legal liability in the health field and insurance, care and prevention of athletic injuries,  investigation, experimentation, data collection and data analysis, all necessary for entry-level positions in dental assisting, medical assisting, nursing, physical therapy, sports medicine fields.



  • Dental Assisting Pathway

  • Patient Care Pathway (CPA)

  • Fitness and Sports Training Academy 

  • Sports Medicine Pathway



Employment opportunities:

health science and medical technology 
Employment opportunities:

Entry Level (w/H.S. diploma)
Technical Level (w/AA or AS or certificate)
Professional Level (w/BA or BS degree)
Dental Assistant in Training
Dental-Lab Technician Trainee
Medical Assistant 
Medical Receptionist
Health Aide
Physical Therapy Aide
Dental Assistant
Registered Dental Hygienist
Dental Technician
Digital Technician - Dental
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
Medical Assistant Instructor
Lab Technician
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Dental Lab Manager
Associate Dentist
Ultrasound technician
Physician Assistant
Physical Therapist
Associate Director of Sports Medicine


For more information, contact your Work Experience Coordinator or Career Center Counselor.