Health Technology/Medical Science

This award-winning program is offered in partnership with McLaren Bay Region and is recommended for the highly academic student interested in pursuing a career in the medical profession. Students have the opportunity to select from 40 unique medical mentorships in which students partner with local medical professionals. Through exploration of their career interests, students will journal and research observations while learning technical writing skills. Students are exposed to leading-edge health careers and medical procedures, field trips, tours of medical facilities, and a variety of professional guest speakers. A second year of study is available in selected areas for students interested in an in-depth study of a specific health care field. Students that have successfully completed a Certified Nursing Assistant Program have the opportunity to work as part of the nursing team in various areas at McLaren Bay Region. The second year nursing internship program offers students employment opportunities after graduation.

Special Class Features

  • Hospital Based Partnership
  • Forty Medical Specialty Rotations
  • Leading Edge Health Careers and Medical Observations
  • Opportunity to Earn College Credit
  • Second Year In-depth Study Internships
  • Second Year EMT Training Program Opportunity
  • Grow Your Own Nurse Program with Potential Employment 
  • McLaren Student of the Year Scholarship
  • Tritt Foundation Scholarship
  • Stephanie Mielen’s Scholarship
  • HOSA - National Organization for Health Science Students 

Course Content

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Relationship and Teamwork
  • Health Care Safety
  • Health Care Systems
  • Legal and Ethical Obligations
  • Vital Signs and Technical Skills
  • AHA BLS & First Aid Training
  • STOP THE BLEED Program
  • Health Maintenance Practices
  • Employability Skills
  • Documentation and Information Technology
  • Mentorships/Internships - Work Based Learning
  • Field Trips
  • Guest Speakers
  • HOSA

Future Employment

  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Patient Transport Aide
  • Dietary Aide

Articulation & Credentials


  • Delta College


  • AHA BLS Certification
  • Emergency Medical Technician Certification