Whether you are looking for some paid hands-on clinical experiences, something to do for a couple years after graduating, or another health career option, allied health fields offer hundreds of careers where you can work one-on-one with patients.


  • Allied Health Professions Information
  • Allied Health Information Chart
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • For those looking for hands-on clinical experience, becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant can be a great option. Here is a list of CNA programs in California.
  • Medical Assistant
  • Becoming a certified Medical Assistant is one way to gain hands-on clinical experiences.  This could also be a great career option.  Here is a list of MA programs in California.
  • Optician
  • If you are interested in exploring the possibility of optometry, or you are looking for a career alternative, check out a list of optician programs in California.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam
  • Exam Logistics

    Two hour, computer- based exam
    90 Multiple Choice Questions with 4 choices each
    10 minutes at the end of the exam to fill out a post-exam survey

    Exam Content

    13.75% ~ Pharmacology for Technicians
    12.50% ~ Pharmacy Law and Regulations
    8.75%   ~ Sterile and Non-sterile Compounding
    12.50% ~ Medication Safety
    7.50%   ~ Pharmacy Quality Assurance
    17.50% ~ Medication Order Entry and Fill Process
    8.75%   ~ Pharmacy Inventory Management
    8.75%   ~ Pharmacy Billing and Reimbursement
    10.00% ~ Pharmacy Information Systems Usage and Application

    Students can take the PTCE without going through a program (can self-study)

    To sign up for the PTCE, register here.

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