Skip to Site Navigation | Skip to Local Navigation | Skip to Content

COVID-19 Update

Shelter In Place: Classes/Services Online Through Summer


Contact Information

CTE Dean: Gerlinde Brady
Phone: 831.477.5672
Address: 6500 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
CTE Coordinator: Leslie De Rose
Phone: 831.479.6560
Address: 6500 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
  • dental hygienist
  • nurse students working with dummy
  • dental hygienists in training
  • biotechnology sample
  • community health worker on farm

Health Sciences & Medical
Career Pathway

This pathway teaches the skills and knowledge students need to pursue a full range of career opportunities in health science and medical technology, from entry level to management as well as technical and professional career specialties. The standards describe what workers need to know and be able to do to contribute to the delivery of safe and effective health care. The pathways are Biotechnology, Patient Care, Health Care Administrative Services, Health Care Operational Support Services, Public and Community Health, and Mental and Behavioral Health.

Departments & Programs

Department Programs Offered  
Allied Health (ALH) Allied Health Contact Department
Dental Hygiene (DH) Dental Hygiene Contact Department
Medical Assisting (MA) Medical Assisting Contact Department
Nursing (N) Nursing Contact Department
Radiologic Technology (RT) Radiologic Technology Contact Department
Biotechnology (BIO) Biotechnology Contact Department
Community Health Worker (HS) Community Health Worker Contact Department

Job Market

Typical Position Median Salary*
Medical Assistant $40,558
Phlebotomist $31,630
Radiologic Technician $41,260
Registered Nurse $94,909
Dental Hygienist $106,453
Biological Technicians $43,800
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians $51,770
Community Health Worker $47,150

*Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment Statistics for Santa Cruz County, 2014 First Quarter Wages.

Occupational & Career Information
Search for an occupation by keyword in California or Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties and get wages and job outlook.)


    Was this page helpful?   

© 2019 Cabrillo Community College District

Campus Safety | Accessibility | Title IX

Aptos Campus, 6500 Soquel Drive Aptos CA 95003, 831.479.6100