health science

Health Science Academy

  • Program Profile
    The Health Science Academy provides opportunities for you to enter college or the world of work after graduation from high school. You have the opportunity to receive 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. New college connections are investigated each year. The pace of study in the academy is adapted to meet your needs. An accelerated option is available for those who have demonstrated the ability and work ethic to move through the curriculum quickly and meet the requirements listed below. Any student who does not meet admission requirements may petition with a recommendation from a teacher or counselor.

    Career Opportunities
    Nurse Assistant
    Dietary Aide
    Home Health Aide
    Hospital Transporter
    Hospital Central Supply Technician
    Patient Care Technician

    Post-Secondary Pathways
    Occupations listed below represent just a small number of the many possibilities available to someone who starts his or her career preparation as part of the Health Science Academy.
    • Nurse
    • Occupational Therapist or Therapy Assistant
    • Physical Therapist or Therapy Assistant
    • Medical Technician or Technician’s Assistant
    • Respiratory Therapist
    • Surgical Assistant
    • Dental Assistant/ Hygienist
    • Athletic Trainer/Sports Medicine Assistant
    • Dietetics and Nutritional Manager
    • Exercise Science Trainer
    • Health Information Manager
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Phlebotomist
    • EKG Technician
    • Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counselor

    Certifications
    State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)
    CPR and First Aid

    Most college nursing schools require applicants to have their STNA certification before enrolling. This certification is a key part of the Greene County Career Center Health Science Academy experience.

    College Connections
    Sinclair Community College and
    Clark State Community College
    Tech Prep Scholarship ($3,000)

    Career-Technical Student Organization affiliation - Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

    Contact Lyna McKinley, Health Science Academy instructor, at lmckinley@greeneccc.com.

    Contact Faith Sorice, Health Science Academy instructor, at fsorice@greeneccc.com.