Health Science

This Career Cluster includes, but is not limited to studies in nursing, medicine, physical therapy, dentistry, and pharmacy. Students with a solid background science, math, and technical skills have the opportunity to pursue a career in Health Science.


Location of Program Offerings

  • Crockett Career and Technical Center (CCTC)


Program(s) of Study


Postsecondary Options


Upon graduation, students have the option of pursuing postsecondary education or entering the workforce in career areas such as: Registered Nurse, Physician/Physician Assistant, Physical Therapist, Dentist, and Pharmacist just to name a few.

Analysts predict an average increase of 22% for individuals employed with the Health Science industry within the next 10 years.


Career Options 2008 Statistics Projected 2018 Statistics Median Salary % Change
Registered Nurse 2,618,700 3,200,200 $62,450 22% Increase
Physician/Physician Assistant 661,400 805,500 $186,044 22% Increase
Physical Therapist 185,500 241,700 $72,790 30% Increase
Dentist 141,900 164,000 $142,870 16% Increase
Pharmacist 269,900 315,800 $106,410 17% Increase