Health and Biosciences

  • Health students in medical lab Health care is a fast-growing profession, and the Health and Biosciences pathway can give students a leg up in preparing for college and gaining job experience in this area. Whether you're interested in taking care of patients or conducting research, there are programs in this pathway for you.

    In the Academy of Health Professions, students learn what it takes to be a certified nursing assistant or geriatric care assistant, a pharmacy technician or a dental assistant. Course work focuses on both the science of medicine and on hands-on patient care. Baltimore City Community College offers up to 7 credits for successful graduates on the nursing programs.

    PLTW logo With Biomedical Sciences from Project Lead the Way new window, students follow a sequence of four courses — Principles of the Biomedical Sciences, Human Body Systems, Medical Interventions and Biomedical Innovations — and successful completion with a minimum Grade Point Average and results on final examinations can lead to 4 credits from Stevenson University.

    City Schools is proud that several of its schools that offer these programs are equipped with state-of-the-art medical and laboratory facilities.