Academy of
Medical Sciences

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

Change Lives. Save Lives.

Whether students dream of being doctors, nurses, dentists, psychologists, veterinarians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, medical researchers, or medical engineers, in the Academy of Medical Sciences (AOMS) each student has the opportunity to explore the various facets of the medical and health fields while learning more about themselves and their community around them.  The Academy of Medical Sciences addresses the critical achievement gap in STEAM fields and develops a pipeline of students prepared to pursue health-related degrees and professions in one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy.

In addition to studying career-focused curricula and working on collaborative projects, AOMS students gain critical career knowledge through a series of work-based learning activities both inside and outside of the classroom including job shadowing events, mock interviews, guest speakers, field trips, and internships.

Prepare in the Classroom

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

Academy of Medical Sciences: Emotional Wellness Pathway

  • Mental Health CTE
  • Mind Matters Honors

Academy of Medical Sciences: Medical Pathway

  • Patient Care Essentials
  • Advanced Patient Care

Get Real

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

  • Master the Disaster
  • America’s Teaching Zoo
  • National Athletic Training Skills Day
  • College Tours
  • United Blood Services
  • California Forensic Institute

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in the medical science 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:

Academy of Medical Sciences: Emotional Wellness Pathway

  • Medical Doctor
  • Registered Nurse (RN
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Medical Assistant
  • Paramedic/EMT
  • Mental Health

Academy of Medical Sciences: Medical Pathway

  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • EMT
  • Law Enforcement
  • Front and Back Medical Office

Ready to Save Lives?

Contact your CTE Pathway Teachers for more information about their programs.
Programs are subject to change.

Academy of Medical Sciences: Emotional Wellness Pathway Teacher:
Erin Huizinga
(805) 394-4750

Academy of Medical Sciences: Medical Pathway Teacher:
Tera Creech
(805) 394-4750

Breathe Life Into Your Medical Career

Have you always wanted to help people, or make a difference in another person’s life? The Academy of Medical Sciences can help you fulfill that desire to help others in need. Students will learn about global healthcare, anatomy, physiology and mental health to help them get started in and then excel in medical careers. If you’re interested in breaking into the demanding health and medical field, this pathway can provide you with the opportunity to learn, build, and refine the knowledge and skills needed to get you there – and keep providing care.

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.

AA Health Sciences

AS Nursing

Emergency Medical Technician

BS Health Sciences
BS Biological Sciences

BSN Nursing