A growing number of school districts in the state is creating career-themed learning programs, or Linking Learning. The program is aimed at providing students with rigorous education, but tailored toward subject matter that is relevant to them.

Here is a list of high schools in the East Bay that provide career-themed opportunities in health care:

Alameda County

  • Fremont -- Irvington High School: Science, Health, Athletics and Psychology Education (SHAPE) Academy

  • Oakland -- LIFE Academy: Health and Bioscience Academy

  • Oakland -- Oakland High School: Public Health and Policy Academy

  • Oakland -- Oakland Technical High School: Health and Biotechnology Academy

  • San Lorenzo -- Arroyo High School: Academy of Health and Medicine

    Contra Costa County

  • Antioch -- Dozier-Libbey Medical High School

  • Concord -- Mt. Diablo High School: Medical and Bio-Tech Academy

  • Concord -- Ygnacio Valley High School: Health Science Academy

  • Pinole -- Pinole Valley High School: Health Academy

  • Richmond -- DeAnza Senior High School: Health Sports Medicine Academy

  • Richmond -- Richmond High School: Health Science Academy

    Solano County

  • Vallejo -- Jesse M. Bethel High School: Bio Medical Academy

  • Vallejo -- Vallejo High School: Biotechnology Academy

    Source: Staff reports