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Address: 6500 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003

Health Sciences & Medical
Career Pathway

This pathway teaches the skills and knowledge students need to pursue a full range of career opportunities in health science and medical technology, from entry level to management as well as technical and professional career specialties. The standards describe what workers need to know and be able to do to contribute to the delivery of safe and effective health care. The pathways are Biotechnology, Patient Care, Health Care Administrative Services, Health Care Operational Support Services, Public and Community Health, and Mental and Behavioral Health.


Departments & Programs

Department Programs Offered  
Allied Health (ALH) Allied Health Contact Department
Dental Hygiene (DH) Dental Hygiene Contact Department
Medical Assisting (MA) Medical Assisting Contact Department
Nursing (N) Nursing Contact Department

Job Market

Typical Position Median Salary*
Medical Assistant $40,558
Phlebotomist $31,630
Radiologic Technician $41,260
Registered Nurse $94,909
Dental Hygienist $106,453


*Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment Statistics for Santa Cruz County, 2014 First Quarter Wages.

Occupational & Career Information
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