Health Science

Health Sciences

Health sciences is a category name that covers a broad range of careers in the medical field from doctor to nurse to therapist to personal trainer to EMT. Each position serves the patient in a different area of healing from emergency to hospital medical care to recovery to personalize care.

The medical field is perfect for those who care about people and are interested in the human body. Each patient is different, which means no day is like the rest. In a medical career, you get to work with your hands, help patients, and interact with a variety of people.

Our programs include Health Occupations and Emergency Medical Technician, both of which grant certifications in basic medical skills such as first aid and CPR. The courses are composed of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on learning with engaging material and excellent instructors.

The US Bureau of Labor and Statistics projected that the medical field will grow by 18% from 2016 to 2026 and will add 2.4 million jobs, which is much more than the average for other occupations. Now and the future is a great time to have a career in the medical field, so try one of our programs to see if you are interested in helping people.


Emergency Medical Technician

student practicing CPR

Emergency Medical Technician

The Emergency Medical Technician program prepares students for a career as an EMT. This position easily allows students to work and attend college classes. Along with obtaining invaluable patient contact hours, students will become strong critical thinkers and leaders. This year long program consists of lectures, scenario based discussions, simulated patients, and clinical externships on an ambulance and in the emergency room. Successful completion of this rigorous course will allow the student to challenge the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician’s exam, and ultimately becoming a licensed EMT. Students will graduate the program with credentials most employers require.  These credentials include International Trauma Support (ITLS), Pediatric Emergency Assessment Resuscitation Stabilization (PEARS), Basic Life Support (BLS) and NIMS: 100, 200, 700, & 800.  Class meets at 1911 Tooley Rd, in Howell and attendance outside normal school hours is required to meet MDCH requirements. Attendance outside of normal school hours is required to meet MDCH requirements.

This course is available for Seniors who:

  • Are able to show proof of immunization status that is up to date.
  • Are willing to receive industry required immunizations.
  • Are able to pass drug tests and background checks necessary for community-based practical experiences.AND meet one of the following criteria:
    • Successful completion of Health Occupations I and recommendation by the instructor.
    • Active participation in a Junior Firefighter or Explorer program focusing on Emergency Services as evidenced by group leader recommendation.
    • Successful completion of a high school Anatomy and Physiology course and strong interest in health careers, medicine, or emergency service career areas plus recommendation by teachers or counselors.
Student EMT practicing CPR