Health Sciences

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.  This partnership will allow students to earn advanced standing in relevant programs at Orion. For more information about this partnership, click here.

Which pathways is offered?

Allied Health (Medical Assisting or State-Tested Nursing Assistant)—This pathway helps students gain the mathematics, science, and technical skills needed 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:

  • Admitting clerk
  • Advanced practical nurse
  • Certified nursing assistant (CNA)
  • Medical and health services manager 
  • Medical assistant
  • Medical biller
  • Medical transcriptionist

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • Ohio Department of Health – State Tested Nurse Assistant (STNA)
  • Orion Institute Skill Attainment Certificate
  • OSHA 30-Hour Training
  • OSHA 10-Hour Training
  • CPR First Aid
  • Ohio Driver’s License