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    NYU Summer Programs: Not Just Your Doctor: Careers in Allied Healthcare


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential, Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: August
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Sub-Categories: Healthcare
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Health Science
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (212) 998-7006
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    Your doctor is just one piece in a complicated system that keeps us healthy and alive. No matter what you are good at, healthcare has a job that needs your passion and talent. This course will introduce you to the range of careers available in the field of healthcare, from healthcare informatics to nursing to medical ethics to emergency response. 

    Through a combination of lectures, expert guest speakers, and field trips, you will gain a greater understanding of what these professions are actually like. This course also will explore other topics within the healthcare field, including medical coding, bioethics law, and social work. If you care about human health and want to make a difference, this course will help you to understand how you may be well suited for a career in healthcare.

    Ideal For

    • High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
    • High school students who want to explore the many opportunities in healthcare and consider it for a future career


    You'll Walk Away With

    • Knowledge of varied fields in the healthcare industry and its population’s demands, including an overview of healthcare professionals’ roles and responsibilities
    • The ability to apply theoretical and contextual knowledge to practical experience

    Students from around the world attend NYU summer programs, but only a college prep program like High School Academy provides the opportunity to explore both traditional and emerging career paths.