Diagnostic services
Health Science & Medical Technology Industry Sector

The career pathways are grouped in functions that have a common purpose and similar attributes: Biotechnology Research and Development, Diagnostic Services, Health Informatics, Support Services, and Therapeutic Services. Standards for each career path build on and continue the Health Science and Medical Technology foundation standards, providing more complexity, rigor, and career specificity. And each career pathway includes standards needed for all careers within that pathway.

Dental Assisting Pathway

Dental Hygiene Pathway

Careers to Explore
Entry Level
with high school diploma
Technical Level
with AA or AS degree or certificate
Professional Level
with BS/BS or MA/MS degree

Physical Therapy Assistant
Respiratory Care Practitioner
Optometric Assistant
Medical Assistant
Medical Office Secretary
Home Health Aide
Laboratory Assistant
Pharmacy Aide
Dental Assistant
Medical Equipment Preparers
Personal and Home Care Aide
Psychiatric Aides
Veterinary Assistants
Laboratory Animal Caretakers
Biotechnology Assistant
Central Supply Aide
Geriatric Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA
Pharmacy Technician
Registered Nurses (2 yr)
Operating Room Technician
Medical Records Technician
Emergency Medical Technician - EMT
Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN Radiology
Dental Lab Technician
Respiratory Therapists
Cardiovascular Technologists
Dental Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Biomedical Technician
Environmental Services Technician

Speech-Language Pathologists
Registered Nurses (4 yr)
Nurse Practitioner
Athletic Trainers
Dietitians and Nutritionists
Health Services Administrator
Industrial Hygienist
Materials Management Supervisor
Medical/Public Health Social Workers

Career information courtesy of King's County Office of Education