Healthcare Support

The goal of this track is to prepare students interested in a healthcare career that does not require an advanced degree. Examples of these careers include, but are not limited to materials management, food services, and environmental services.

Job Outlook


Real World Experience

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

Foundational Required Courses

  • First Aid & CPR
  • Psychology

Recommended Courses

  • Medical Terminology
  • Healthy Food, Nutrition & Wellness
  • Global Perspectives

Career Options

  • Certified Registered Dental Assistant
  • Orthodontic Assistant
  • Surgical Dental Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Medical Equipment Preparer
  • Pharmacy Aide
  • Medical Secretary

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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