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CTE Pathway: Health & Medical Sciences

From the Association for Career & Technical Education: “A Career Cluster is a grouping of occupations and broad industries based on commonalities. Expectations at the Career Cluster level represent the skills and knowledge, both academic and technical, that all students within the Career Cluster should achieve regardless of their pathway. Expectations at the pathway level […]

Student Pathways in Physical Therapy

FUTURE JOBS / CAREER PATHS Athletic Coach Athletic Director Athletic Trainer Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist Childcare Worker Dance Therapist Exercise Physiologist Emergency Medical Technician Forensic Scientist Kinesiologist Massage Therapist Medical Assistant Nurse Personal Fitness Trainer Pharmacist Physical Therapist Physician Recreational Therapist Respiratory Therapist Speech Therapist Sports Psychologist Sports Rehabilitation Specialist AREA BUSINESSES HIRING OUR STUDENTS Arlington […]

Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine Technology

Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine Technology Prerequisite(s): Biology I and a chest X-ray or tuberculin skin test is required if participating in the optional 3rd credit- Clinical Observation. Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine Technology is designed for students interested in all aspects of rehabilitative medicine such as physical therapy, athletic training, exercise physiology, occupational therapy, and sports medicine. It […]

Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine

Health Care is projected to be one of the fastest-growing sectors in the U.S. economy over the next decade, and physical therapy in particular projects growth in excess of 40% in the state of Virginia alone. The Career Center’s Physical Therapy / Sports Medicine Technology Program prepares students for multiple jobs within the robust field […]

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Prerequisite(s): None This certificate program is designed to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge to begin work as a pharmacy technician. The coursework will fulfill the requirements of the Board of Pharmacy and prepare students to take either the state examination or the national examination administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification […]

Health Sciences & Medical Terminology

Health Sciences Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Medical Terminology This course introduces the student to a variety of healthcare careers and develops basic skills required in all health and medical sciences. It is designed to help students understand the key elements of the U.S. healthcare system and to learn basic healthcare terminology, anatomy and physiology for […]

EMT / Human Anatomy & Physiology

Emergency Medical Technician/Human Anatomy & Physiology Prerequisite(s): Biology I and students must meet all Virginia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services regulatory eligibility requirements to attend an EMT program, including: Be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course; have parental permission if under age 18; be proficient in […]

Emergency Medical Technician

The very popular Emergency Medical Technician Program at the Arlington Career Center is ideal for students interested in the medical field or any career requiring level-headed decision making in life-or-death situations. Furthermore, the demand for EMTs and Paramedics in the state of Virginia is projected to grow by over 35% over the next decade, so […]

Biotechnology Techniques & Applications

Biotechnology Techniques and Applications Prerequisite(s): Biology I This course addresses the principles, techniques and applications of biotechnology. Students will examine biotechnology procedures and protocols while applying them to problems commonly addressed in the major biotech career paths of forensic science, agriculture, medicine, environmental science and genetic engineering. Specific techniques include sterile techniques, micro pipetting, bacteria […]