Welcome to our junior-level class, designed for those who possess a servant heart, a drive to assist others, and a fascination with the human body but may not necessarily desire a science-based career.

If you are a hard worker who thrives on excelling academically and seek a career with the potential to save lives, this class is an excellent fit for you. Throughout this course, you will have the opportunity to obtain your Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) certification, which serves as the fundamental building block for a future in the healthcare field. As a CNA, you will learn essential skills such as bathing, dressing, and grooming patients. This class is particularly beneficial for students aspiring to pursue a path in nursing, as many nursing schools require CNA certification as a prerequisite for acceptance.

Get ready to embark on an exciting journey that will lay the foundation for a fulfilling career in the healthcare industry.

Health Career



Health Careers is a one-year course for high school juniors which serves as a foundation for anyone preparing for employment in the healthcare field.

This course will provide you with the opportunity to obtain your CPR and CNA certification as well as high school credit for Anatomy & Physiology.

After successful completion of this course, you will have gained their pre-requisites to enroll in the Advanced Health Careers, Medical Assisting, Medical Front Office, Pharmacy Technician, or Biomedical Sciences programs the following school year.

Areas of Study

  • Core Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Health Careers Core Curriculum
  • Long Term Care Certified Nurse Aide

More Information

For a clearer understanding on some of the topics, please see examples below. Not all examples are annual or on both campuses.

Team Work & Team Building

Teamwork can only be accomplished through student participation.

Considerations in Healthcare

Research hot medical topics and debate their legal and ethical dilemmas. 

Health Promotion

Did you know your food choices can improve, prevent, or cure disease?

Stop the Bleed

Learn the skills needed to help stop a bleed in an emergency situation. 

Certified Nurse Aid (CNA)

Registered certified nurse assistants provide basic care to patients. 


Did you know there are approximately 92,000 lives saved annually by the use of CPR? This is one of the many things you`ll learn in Health Careers class. 🤓 Apply today! #centraltechHC #hosafhp #healthcareers ...

The Health Careers AM students at the Sapulpa campus assisted with keeping the Tulsa Homeless Shelter bundled up with clothing, blankets, coats, and more. Each student was beyond ready to give back as part of their community service for their student led organization, @hosafhp. #healthcareers #hosafhp #centraltechHC ...

The Health Careers class is ideal for the student interested in nursing or diving into many of the career options in the medical field. Students learn medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and information to help you choose from many health career options.


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Students in the Medical Front Office, Criminal Justice, and Health Careers classes practice CPR.
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Health Careers students at the Sapulpa campus had a fun guest speaker today. Tanner Gregory is an EMT and firefighter with the Tulsa Fire Department.
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Our Graduates

Where do they find jobs?

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This class serves as an introduction to the health field, specifically for those interested in nursing. Completers of this class move on to choose one of Central Tech’s other health/medical classes and career paths.

Available Certifications/License

May require additional fees.

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  • CPR
  • First Aid (Drumright only)
  • Nursing Assistant – Long Term Care Nurse Aide Certification – Oklahoma State Department of Health

Quick Facts

Students, Campus, Times

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  • Students: High School Juniors
  • Campus: Drumright, Sapulpa
  • Times: Morning, Afternoon, Full Day
  • School Year: August-May

Health Careers students wrapping an injured arm in a bandage