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Healthcare Therapeutic Overview - Melissa CTE
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Career & Technical Education

www.melissaisd.org/cte

Endorsement Area:

Public Service

Career Cluster:

Health Science

Career Pathway:

Healthcare Therapeutic

Courses Available at Middle School for High School Credit

  • None at this time

High School Courses

Concentrator Courses

Completer Courses

In order to be a concentrator, the student must complete at least two (2) credits in the same Program of Study (POS).

A completer must have at least three (3) courses for four (4) or more credits, with at least one (1) advanced course in the same Program of Study (POS), in order to earn an endorsement.

  1. Principles of Health Science (1 credit)
  2. Medical Terminology (1 credit)
  3. Health Science Theory / Anatomy & Physiology (1 credit; rec. as 4th Science)
  1. Practicum in Health Science (2 credits; adv. course)

Sample Career Occupations

Occupation

Median Wage

Annual Openings

% Growth

Medical Assistants

$29,598

8,862

30%

Surgical Technologists

$46,310

1150

21%

Physicians & Surgeons

$213,071

1151

30%

Learn More: Approved CTE Programs of Study (Texas Education Agency)

Industry-Based Certification Opportunities

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Last Updated: January 7, 2021