• Professional Health Science

    Professional Health Science provides advanced training and experience in the healthcare field. The course includes internship experiences and enrollment in advanced skill mini courses such as phlebotomy, electrocardiography, patient care assistance, and exercise science/sports medicine. Students successfully completing CPR/AED and medical terminology instruction may receive articulated college credit. This second-year course represents the most advanced level of study in the health science program. Students applying to the program must meet specific achievement and performance prerequisites within either Health Science or Fundamentals of Health Science before gaining admission.

    Credits & Certifications

    • 2nd World Language Credit
    • 3rd Science Credit
    • Dual Enrollment: Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    • College Credit: Baker College, Davenport University, Ferris State University, Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    • Certifications: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

    Eligibility & Prerequisites

    • This course is available to 11th and 12th grade students
    • Proof of immunizations
    • Drug test and background check
    • Professional health attire expected
    • Potential out-of-pocket expenses for HOSA participation
    • Students will provide their own transportation for job shadowing
    • Extended hours for 2nd-year internship

    Career Opportunities

    • Certified Nursing Assistant
    • Registered Nurse
    • Medical Laboratory Technician
    • Surgical Technician