Health Science Cluster

Career Pathway: Therapeutic Services

CTE Program: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)—Basic

Emergency Medical Responder

Please Note: The sample Program of Study below reflects minimum requirements. Alternate core courses (including AP, IB, AICE, and Dual Enrollment) may be selected based upon the student’s academic performance. Students should pay close attention to the specifics regarding general graduation requirements and diploma designations based upon the year they began 9th grade. Students are also encouraged to visit MyCareerShines website for detailed information on the Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholarship, as well as access to other career planning tools. Students should always consult with their high school counselor to make sure all graduation requirements are fulfilled and the correct CTE courses are taken to prepare for industry certifications and program completion of the program of study outlined below. Emergency Medical Responder (including graduation requirements)
PSAV/Technical Center Program(s) Massage Therapy Medical Assisting Practical Nursing State College Program(s) Health Services Administration—AA Massage Therapy—AS Radiological Technology—AS University Program(s) Health Services Administration—BA
Students completing this program of study may follow a career pathway in a variety of related occupations, from entry level to professional occupations. For more information on other careers related to this program of study area, please visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook at and a search. Other career related websites: CareerOneStop and FL Targeted Occupations List. Critical Care Physician Emergency Medical Technician Firefighter Paramedic Physician Assistant
Students completing this Program of Study have three opportunities to earn college credit before leaving high school. These college credit earning opportunities include: Advanced Placement courses, Dual Enrollment, and Local and Statewide Articulation Agreements. Dual Enrollment Courses To Consider ENC 1101 ENC 1102 MAC 1105 BSC 1010 BSC 1010L SYG 2000 PSY 2012 CGS 1570 ARH 1000 Please meet with your school counselor before registering for these courses. If you meet the criteria you may be able to earn college credit, gain industry-accepted certification, save time, money, and participate in more challenging coursework. There are specific qualifiers, rules, and regulations to be considered before committing to any of these options. Career Pathways Articulation Agreements—Local Miami-Dade College Statewide Articulation Agreements The State Board of Education has approved a list of Statewide Career and Technical Education Articulation Agreements. This supports the Department’s Next Generation Areas of Focus effort Number 3—“to expand opportunities for postsecondary degrees and certificates.” These agreements are intended to be a minimum guarantee of articulated credit and do not preclude institutions from granting additional credit based on local agreements. Click below to access the statewide agreements.
Work Based Learning Clinical Rotations Student Organizations HOSA—Future Health Professionals
Industry Certification/Technical Skill Assessment Certified EKG Technician (CET) Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Emergency Medical Responder (IEMSR-EMR)