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Major: Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services


Allied health and medical assisting services programs prepare students, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
  • Anesthesiologist Assistant
  • Chiropractic Assistant/Technician
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
  • Lactation Consultant
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Pathology/Pathologist Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Radiologist Assistant
  • Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician & Veterinary Assistant


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


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