Henry Ford Early College Offers Free Program To Jump Start Wayne County High School Students Medical CareerHenry Ford Early College offers educational and job alternatives to the community and address shortage filling medical positions. It’s open and free to ninth graders in Wayne County. The program grants a high school diploma, associate’s degree and certification in a medical profession in five years. Professions include biotechnology, surgery and pharmacy tech, respiratory therapist, paramedic, medical/clinical practice management, ophthalmic technician. Some continue their education and go into nursing, medical school or other specialties.
Healthcare Jobs Experiencing Growth in Metro DetroitDetroit's health care industry is experiencing strong job growth. Local employers posted 80 new jobs over the past week and 340 new jobs in the last month, more than any other local industry, according to ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace.