Do you know a student who is suited for a career in health care? Refer a student to AHEC

Healthcare Career Presentations

  • We’ll visit your middle school or high school
  • We’ll visit your teacher/counselor/community event
  • Bring your students to us

To request a school presentation call (816) 271-6769 or email

Middle School – Intro to Health Care, 20 - 45 min

High School – Exploring Healthcare Careers, 20 - 45 min

High School and College (for those already interested in health care)
       20 - 30 Minute Presentation: AHEC Programs

Teachers, Counselors and Community
       20 - 30 Minute Presentation: The healthcare workforce and how AHEC supports it

AHEC Health Careers Field Trip – see fees below

Up to 20 students will explore a variety of professions in the field of health sciences through touring the hospital where department representatives talk about and/or demonstrate daily activities. Students also participate in an interactive health careers presentation provided by the Missouri Area Health Education Center which includes a short program, interactive game, optional health professional panelists, optional guided health careers research and hands-on skills vital signs stations.

The maximum event duration is five hours which is recommended for high school age only, does not include travel time.

Field trip fee includes lunch, handout materials and skill station consumable: $15/student
Plus: AHEC Workshop Administration Fee: $150 flat

To request a field trip call (816) 271-6769 or email