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Why the medical pathway?

The medical pathway will be a great fit for you if you have an interest in patient care, are detail-oriented, or understand medical records and coding.

Our employer connections are committed to investing in your future and fully support your career growth as you gain experience.

Where you start

Your general interests suggest a career in the medical field. After connecting with a career coach, together you’ll narrow down to a few specific job paths.

These salaries are average estimates from the Texas Workforce Commission (2019) and may vary depending on your on the job experience and/or level of education completed. Entry level salaries may change based on your experience and skills you bring to the table.

A career coach can provide you with more info on salary ranges for your specific education and experience.



Medical Assistant



Medical Records Tech


Licensed Practical Nurse


Medical & Clinical Lab Tech



Specialized Medical Tech


Registered Nurse


Critical Care Nurse



Medical & Health Services Manager

Medical Path

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Medical Assistant


General administrative and clinical duties. Scheduling appointments, tracking & maintaining records, insurance coding, tracking patient vitals & medical history, patient prep, blood draw, administering medications

7,000 Openings
7,000 Openings

in the houston medical path

candidate skills / qualifications

High school diploma/GED
0.5-1 years of previous experience

Medical Assistant Certification through an approved credentialing certification agency, i.e. American Association of Medical Assistant or American Medical Technologists, or Emergency Medical Technician

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Hard Skills

  • Patient care
  • Vital signs measurement
  • Scheduling & appointment
  • Medical records/coding
  • EKG (electrocardiogram)/ECG (electrocardiograph)
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Soft Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Customer service
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented 

How it works

Our circumstances may vary, but the Houston community is resilient. Here's how we can get Back on Track, together.

Connect with a Career Coach

Take a skills assessment to see where you might fit best.

Select a Career Path
& Build Your Resume

Build the necessary skills through our education partnerships to help you feel prepared for the interview process and job-ready.

Make Career Changing Connections

Use your new skills and our network to apply to jobs best suited for you.

Learn about our partners

Our employer, community, and education partners are committed to laying the necessary groundwork to continue to cultivate a diverse workforce that is inclusive of all Houstonians.

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Grow your medical career and
be a part of getting Houston Back on Track.