Health Science Academy

Learn Invaluable Health Science Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the ever-evolving and always engaging health science industry.

Change Lives. Save Lives.

The Health Science Academy is a three-year elective program designed to give students who are interested in the medical field an opportunity to gain specialized knowledge and training while in high school. Students will have the opportunity to work with industry professionals including doctors, nurses, scientists, and lab technicians. The academy prepares students for an entry- level position in the medical/health science field while encouraging them to explore the different areas of medicine. This integrated, immersive, and work-based learning gives students a hands-on experience with practices used in the medical field today.

Academies help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select a career path they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new medical career. Classes include:

  • Medical Technology HA
  • Advanced English & Public Health Honors

Get Real

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the medical field. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Hospital Tour
  • Countywide Medical Drills
  • Research Lab Tour
  • Museums (Medical and Non-medical)

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in the medical field with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight to get a head start in your career. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • CNA
  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Technologists and Technicians
  • MRI Technologists
  • Radiologists
  • RN
  • Chiropractor
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist

Industry Average: $40,000 - $100,000+/Year
Projected Growth in the Field: 15% or Higher

Ready to Get Started?

Contact your college & career technician for availability.
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Chloe Carson
(805) 278-2977       

Start a Career in the Medical Field

Health science is where science and compassion meet to improve, enhance, and even save people’s lives. Whether you’ve dreamed of someday becoming a doctor, nurse, medical researcher, or other practitioner, the Health Science Academy can help you fulfill that vision. You’ll learn about healthcare, physiology, and medical technology and gain a greater understanding of the field. This academy provides you with the opportunity to learn, build, and refine the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in healthcare.

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

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