Make a Difference
What if high school was all you needed to get started on your dream job? Many healthcare careers don't require a college degree. You can begin making a difference sooner than you thought!
Orion Education Group (OEG) and its affiliates Orion Technical College (Davenport, IA) and Orion Institute (Perrysburg, OH), are excited to partner with OHVA in the health and wellness fields. For more information about this partnership that will allow students to earn advanced standing in relevant programs at Orion, click here.
Which pathways are offered?
Health Information Management—This pathway will prepare students with the mathematics, science and technical skills to create, manage and maintain confidential electronic health data and records.
Allied Health —Nursing and Medical Assisting program areas will prepare students with the mathematics, science and technical skills to provide clinical assistance in patient care, emergency interventions (CPR, first‐aid, AED), nutrition, dentistry, and surgery.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Examples of jobs include:
Advanced Practical Nurse
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Medical and Health Services Manager
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:
Certified Nursing Assistant—$29,640/year
Medical and Health Services Manager—$100,980/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) Billing and Coding Specialist Certification
- American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) Clinical Medical Assistant Certification
- Ohio Department of Health - State Tested Nurse Assistant (STNA)
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 10, 2020.