Career Major - Biomedical Science and Medicine

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Northwest Tech offers the following career majors within the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Cluster.

Science and Mathematics Pathway Career Majors

Biomedical Science and Medicine - Alva Campus and Fairview Campus
This is a two year academy that will emphasize biomedical knowledge and projects as well as academics. The academics will prepare the students to transition into the medical field of study in post-secondary. Upon completion of the AP courses, the student will be able to test for college credit in those subjects.

Career Major Length: 960 hours

SOC Code: 19.1042
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Principles of Biomedical Sciences 120
Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus 120
Anatomy and Physiology 120
AP Biology - Alva Campus or Biology - Fairview Campus 120
Human Body Systems 120
Medical Interventions 120
AP Statistics 120
Biomedical Innovation 120


Campus Location: Alva and Fairview

Financial Aid Eligible: No

Who Can Enroll: High School Students only

Student Organization: Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

Tuition and Materials Use Fees:
Testing and certification fees may apply.

Salary Range:

Helpful Attributes and Abilities:

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

Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Pathway: Science and Mathematics

Alva Instructosr: Jennifer Shaw and Thure Tolson

Fairview Instructor: Shawn Cusack

Last updated on 6/10/15