Health Sciences

  • Health Science Technology Education is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) program with an emphasis on career exploration opportunities for students to develop their interests and skills in the healthcare field. Health science education prepares students for a robust and versatile career in the large interdisciplinary healthcare field. Those who study health sciences may work in hospitals, schools, government agencies, public health, or non-profit groups. Career choices are virtually limitless in the dynamic and critical healthcare industry.

    Did you know: according to the Minnesota Department of Economic and Employment Data…

    • The healthcare and social assistance sector employs more than 430,700 workers in Minnesota and has recently added more than 105,000 jobs.
    • Four of the 10 largest employers in the state are in healthcare delivery.
    • Minnesota projected employment growth of +15% in the healthcare sector by 2024.
    • The median wage for healthcare workers in Minnesota is $1.10 per hour more than the national average.