Health Science Technology Career Major - Overview

Health Science Technology

Health Science Technology
Campus
Health Careers Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
525 hours
Who Can Enroll
Schedule
M-F
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$0.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$0.00

The healthcare industry is projected to be among the fastest growing industries in the economy.  There are a variety of health occupations and job settings available to work in.  In this career major, students will complete the health care core curriculum, medical terminology, and anatomy and physiology courses in addition to the Health Science Technology curriculum.  The major will include a variety of tours, guest speakers, and classroom shadowing experiences to expose each student to a many different health career professions.  

Career Major Length
525.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Health Careers Core Curriculum
225.00
Core Medical Terminology
45.00
Anatomy
60.00
Physiology
60.00
CPR & First Aid
15.00
Health Care Capstone
100.00
Health Care Essentials
20.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • A positive attitude
  • A general interest in health careers
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to relate to people in a caring, empathetic manner
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Dependability
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of personality types

Required Prerequisites

  • Completion of a minimum of one biological science in high school
  • Completion of a minimum on one math course in high school
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher

Certifications Available

  • CPR