CareerWise and HealthCarePathway are two websites where you and your students can explore a variety of career options. The CareerWise site provides an educational pathway for 141 jobs in the “healthcare cluster.” Click on any career to see a job description, average hourly wage and the education needed to work in that area.
The HealthCarePathway site describes programs available at Minnesota colleges and universities from certification programs to graduate degrees.
Many high school students don’t know that many careers in healthcare require little more than a high school diploma/equivalent — or a certificate that can be earned in less than a year. Examples include:
Students can also analyze which jobs will be in high demand by visiting the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) website.