Health Science Program • Apollo Career Center
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Certifications And Credentials:

STNA: 12 points
Phlebotomy: 12 points
OSHA CareerSafe Healthcare: 1 point
CPR/First Aid: 1 point

Cost-free College Credits:

College Credits: 8 semester hours

Prepare for a career in the medical field with our Health Science program

Health Science offers a basic health care curriculum for first-year students and a diversified curriculum during the senior year. Both tracks ultimately prepare students for careers in the medical field. Basics of CPR and First Aid, State Tested Nurses Aide (STNA) and Phlebotomy certifications give students the opportunity to explore a variety of health fields in preparation for post-secondary study or the workforce.

Students can follow their dream of becoming a nurse, a physical therapist, a nurse’s aide or even a doctor by spending the final two years of their high school career prepping in this comprehensive health science program.

1-Core Curriculum

In Health Science 1 you will learn the basic skills that all Healthcare Workers should have.

The Health Science 1-Core Curriculum includes:

  • Safety practices
  • Infection control
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Vital signs
  • State Tested Nurse Aide
  • Home Health Aide
  • Nurse assistant skills
  • Medical assistant skills
  • Physical therapy skills
  • Intro to anatomy and physiology
  • Intro to medical terminology (CTAG)
  • Intro to Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Clinical experience in long term care facilities
  • Personal qualities
  • Careers in health care
  • Health care systems
  • Communications/technology
  • Employability skills


In Health Science 2-Diversified, you will learn advanced skills related to various health occupations.

The Health Science 2-Diversified Curriculum includes:

  • Legal and ethical responsibilities
  • Growth and development
  • Geriatric care
  • Cultural diversity
  • Laboratory assistant skills
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Medical terminology (CTAG)
  • Employability skills
  • Medical office procedures
  • Phlebotomy