Health Professions

  • The mission of the Health Professions Program at Applied Technology High School is to provide preparation for multiple health careers through a core curriculum that emphasizes science, the human and organizational side of health care, and the opportunity to earn college credit and clinical experience. The goal of the program is to promote the concept of teamwork as essential to patient well‐being, provide students with a strong foundation in science, and address the health workforce needs of the State.

    The Health Professions Program offers hands-on, college‐level course work in healthcare as well as required academics. Through access to the College’s state-of-the-art lab facilities, students will apply health science content in real-world patient simulations. Students will earn college credit and receive practical health care skills, while keeping their options open for multiple healthcare careers and degree programs. Graduates will be prepared to enter degree programs in areas such as health science, nursing, paramedic science, dental hygiene, sonography, and respiratory care.