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.

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Health Occupations

Health Occupations

The healthcare field is the fastest growing industry and is expected to continue to grow even more in the future. All health science classes include a core curriculum that covers medical terminology, CPR, first aid and anatomy.

First year students in the Health Occupations class will gain skills that can be applied in any health care specialty and be valuable thoughout their career. Students learn in the classroom and in a variety of clinical settings in the community. All health careers require a basic knowledge of medical terminology, vital signs, CPR and first aid. This class covers all that, plus universal precautions, anatomy, physiology, people skills and more.

Health Occupations students must have ability in math and science, be problem solvers and able to work well in a group.

Second year students begin to specialize in a health career area of their choice. Certification is available in some areas.

The Health Occupations programs are located at Howell High School and Brighton High School.

Emergency Medical Service and certification may be obtained for those interested the year-long program

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