If you're the parent of a teenager that's unsure of their future, may we suggest you explore careers in the expanding fields of health care. The need for trained and qualified health care professionals today is growing. From doctors and nurses, along with their assistants, are in great need within this expanding industry.
There is a bright future for physical therapists to athletic trainers along with health science professionals, health care administrators and those overseeing medical records. With more and more Americans being added to the health care system everyday, these spots are waiting to be filled.

About.com says:

Recently, US News and World Report released a list of most in demand college majors. On the list, 3 of the college degrees were in healthcare related fields...majors that will most likely result in a healthcare job upon graduating.

The Princeton Review ads:

It's a pretty good idea to plan on ultimately obtaining a graduate degree, anyway, though, because you'll make a lot more money and you'll probably find significantly more employment opportunities.

And DeVry University says even a bachelors degree is enough to get you into a health care position with a bright future.

...with specializations in Healthcare Informatics and Healthcare Management, taught by professors who are practitioners in their field and can provide you with the insight you need to become successful in the field of your choice.

Most experts say that the health care industry is the fastest growing in the U.S. at 17.9 percent of gross domestic product as of 2010, with future growth projected at an annual average of 5.7 percent over the next decade.

The Health Care industry seems to be a good option for those concerned with their future.