Healthcare Advanced

The goal of this track is to prepare students interested in a healthcare career that requires a four-year degree or higher. Examples of these careers include, but are not limited to, medical doctor, physical therapist, physician assistant, health educator, and veterinarian.

Job Outlook


Real World Experience

  • Job-shadow, internship, or Exploring program
  • Work Seminar / Employment Skills

Foundational Required Courses

  • First Aid & CPR
  • Medical Terminology
  • Psychology
  • Anatomy & Physiology A
  • Anatomy & Physiology B
  • Chemistry

Recommended Courses

  • Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Health Careers Exploration
  • Word Processing / Keyboarding I
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
  • healthy Food, Nutrition, & Wellness
  • Physics
  • College Algebra
  • Global Perspectives

Career Options

  • Health Nurse
  • Health Care Practitioner
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Coroner
  • Dermatologist
  • Doctor

Job Skills

In addition to having technical skills, employers expect their worker to have other skills such as:

  • Listening Skills
  • Effective Communication
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Problem-solving Skills
  • Time Management

Postsecondary Programs

Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College Through an articulation agreement with the nursing program at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, interested graduates may continue their educational advancement through the Baccalaureate Degree completion program.

Business and Industry Experiences

Sanford Health, Choice Therapy, Dermatology Professionals
Students will explore and Research careers with industry speakers, job shadow medical professionals, attend a career fair, and participate in clinical settings to practice skills learned.

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