Comparing Career Choices – First Take

Comparing Career Choices – First Take

Once you have identified some health care career choices, the next part of career planning is to compare those choices using other criteria such as:

  • courses you need to take,
  • amount of education/training needed, and
  • the schools that offer that education.

Use the chart below as the first step in making these comparisons.

My Top 3 Health Care Career Choices HS courses (recommended) Education/Training Needed for the Job Schools In MA that offer the degree/certification and where I would be interested in attending
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As you look at the chart above, think about these questions:

  • Do (did) you enjoy the high school courses needed for this occupation?
  • After completing high school, how much more time do you want to continue going to school?
  • Do you want to attend a school that is close to where you live now or farther away?
  • Do you want to live at home while attending school or live on campus?