Health Career Exploration for Students 9-12


MAHEC youth recruitment efforts are designed to expose students ot the world of health careers. Each region provides different ways to explorer and prepare for health careers including:

  • ACES (AHEC Career Enhancement Scholars)
  • School-based health career presentations
  • M*A*S*H Camp for younger students
  • Structured health care professional shadowing
  • Individual Career counseling
  • Volunteer opportunities


During the last state fiscal year, Missouri regional AHEC centers provided 144 distinct programs to 9,655 Missouri youth through 1,140 individual offerings.

Connecting students to careers, Professionals to Communities, and Communities to better health.