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Taking Care of Your Future

Have you wanted to be at a hospital’s emergency entrance meeting an ambulance rushing to save someone’s life? Could you see yourself helping a new mother bring a baby into this world? Or would you like to help athletes or just regular people recover from sports injuries? Whether you want to work directly with people, conduct research, collect data or assist with technologies, the Career Pathways of Allied Health & Medicine, Biotechnology R&D, Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) or Sports Medicine at Marietta High School offer you first-hand experience in the healthcare industry. 

These Career Pathways fall under the Health Science Career Cluster representing the largest and fastest-growing industry in the US employing over 10 million workers in more than 200 careers.


Allied Health & Medicine Career Pathway

Those considering a career in any facet of the healthcare industry should have a strong desire to help others, a genuine concern for the welfare of patients and clients, and an ability to deal with people of diverse backgrounds in stressful situations. Rapid job growth is expected in hospital outpatient facilities, such as same-day surgery, rehabilitations and chemotherapy, and the Allied Health & Medicine Career Pathway will prepare you for a future in the healthcare industry. Read more ...

Biotechnology Research & Development

Biotechnology R&D Career Pathway

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the US, and the need for professionals in healthcare has never been greater. The Biotechnology Research & Development Career Pathway is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of careers in this vital field. Allied Health careers make up the largest healthcare occupations and students interested in Allied Health and related healthcare career fields, including medical doctors, will have excellent job opportunities. Read more ...

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Career Pathway

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Career Pathway

Have you ever seen a friend or a relative receiving initial medical care and had a desire to help? Do you like helping people and would you like to save lives?  Emergency Medical Responders save lives every day across the world as they care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People’s lives often depend upon their sound decisions and quick and competent medical care. If you like helping people and thrive on the adrenaline created in emergency situations, the Emergency Medical Responder Career Pathway at Marietta High School teaches students skills to help them get started in the amazing and growing career area of providing initial medical care in emergency situations in this upbeat and exciting career area. Read more ...

Sports Medicine Career Pathway

Workers in sports medicine focus on improving the body’s performance, recovering from injury, and preventing future injuries. The Sports Medicine Career Pathway will introduce you to one of the fastest growing areas of healthcare, providing specialized help to many “regular” people, as well as athletes. Sports medicine professionals treat patients who participate in sports just for fun or want to get better results from their exercise program, patients who suffered injuries and want to regain full function, and people who have disabilities and want to increase their mobility and capabilities. Read more ...