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Our Mission:

Health Science Education will prepare you for employment and/or continuing education opportunities in health care through:

  • Technical instruction in the classroom.
  • Experiential education in the laboratory.
  • Work-Based Learning opportunities at clinical settings.
  • Leadership skills through the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).

Health Science Education Pathways

Below are the ten Career Pathways in Health Science Education:

Pathway Video

Career Chart

Career Chart and Key - The full list of occupations included in the Career Chart was defined by the Utah Department of Workforce Services and represents a large majority of the workers in Utah. Occupations were then organized into eight sections to suggest the Area of Study most related to preparing for those occupations.

Student Leadership Organization

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is the student organization for Health Science Education. HOSA is involved in leadership development, career training, and service projects. The primary focus of HOSA is to increase opportunities in health care careers and enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.

You Will Learn
  • Leadership and employability skills
  • Time management
  • Effective communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving skills

Career Preparation

Health Science Education is a program that will motivate and prepare you for pursuit of a health care profession.

After high school, it is critical that you build on what you have already learned and obtain additional training, a certificate, or a degree at a post-secondary institution.

CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards

CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards provide applicants with more than a 50 percent chance of receiving approximately $1,700 in tuition awards this year and possibly even more the next. Would you spend four hours compiling a portfolio to receive $1,700? That's the reality of students applying for the over 110 CTE scholarships and tuition awards.

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