Health Careers

The Health Office/School Nurse will serve as a resource to students regarding various health-related professions. The school nurse will serve as a liaison between students and Morristown Medical Center "Shadowing Program" offering a first-hand perspective of health careers.

*On hold till further notice

Juniors and seniors interested in this program or career information should see Ms. Marino in the Health Office.

  • Morristown Medical Center

Shadowing Days - packet​​​​​​​

see Ms. Marino for Info

Areas available for Shadowing 


Links to Health Careers

I. First Aid/CPR/EMT-B Training Information

American Heart Association -  Local CPR & first aid courses being offered.

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians

American Red Cross

II. Interested in a career in Nursing?

Nursing Schools Almanac

Best Colleges for Nursing

III. Are you thinking of becoming an athletic trainer?

Click here for a list of accredited athletic training programs

IV. Interested in a career in Physical Therapy?

Go to

 To find information on accredited Physical Therapy schools, go to

V.Becoming a Physician Assistant: Getting your prerequisites and certification.

Go to www.aapa

VI.  For those interested in a career in fitness:

Aerobics & Fitness Association of America - For those interested in becoming an aerobics, pilates, yoga, kickboxing, or step instructor. No college degree required, but must be CPR certified.

National Academy of Sports Medicine - For those interested in becoming a certified personal trainer. Must be 18 & CPR certified. A college degree is required for the Performance Enhancement Specialist Certification

VII.  For information on other allied health careers see below:

American Kinesiotherapy Association

American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine - For further info on certified sports medicine physicians.

American Occupation Therapy Association

Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) - Explains the importance of accreditation & helps you to find an accredited program in the area you are seeking.

VIII.  Learning Sites

Muscles in Action- to help you understand the anatomical terms of movement.