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Health Science Academy

Health Science Academy

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THE HEALTH SCIENCE ACADEMY PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU to enter college or the world of work. Earn State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) certification, providing a strong foundation for all health-related careers. The Health Science Academy is closely tied with Sinclair Community College and Clark State Community College and provides the opportunity for college credits to transfer seamlessly. This rigorous program is open to all students and successful students have shown to be proficient in algebra and biology. For more information regarding becoming a Registered Nurse, see

Health Science Academy Video

What Am I Learning?

  • Health science & technology
  • Medical terminology
  • Patient-centered care & diagnosis

Entry Level Career Opportunities

  • Nurse assistant
  • Health unit clerk
  • Dietary aide
  • Home health aide
  • Hospital transporter
  • Hospital central supply technician
  • Patient care technician

Advanced Career Opportunities

  • Emergency medical technician
  • Therapy assistant
  • Therapist: occupational, physical, speech & respiratory
  • Nurse
  • EKG technicianDental assistant/hygienist
  • Phlebotomist
  • Surgical technologist

Industry Certifications & Credentials

  • State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)
  • CPR and First Aid (BLS)

College Connections

  • Clark State Community College ($3000 Tech Prep Scholarship)
  • Sinclair Community College ($3000 Tech Prep Scholarship)

Experiential & Work-based Learning

  • Supporting area nurses during Blood Drives & staff trainings
  • Community service
  • Clinical internship for STNA Certification
  • On the job placement opportunities during senior year
  • Job shadowing
  • Mentoring senior year
  • HOSA CTSO Competitions

OhioMeansJobs Salary Projections (Ohio Average Yearly Pay)

  • Nursing assistants: $22,730-$30,130
  • Medical assistants: $26,670-$35,840
  • Registered nurses: $55,620-$75,310
  • Respiratory therapists: $47,840-$61,370

Contact Instructors

Contact Health Science academy instructors Faith Sorice at [email protected] or Lyna McKinley at [email protected].
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