MEDICAL SCIENCES

What can I do with a major in Medical Sciences?

  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Physician
  • Therapist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Clinical Laboratory Technician
  • Clinical Laboratory Technologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Health Information Technician
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Family Practitioner
  • Dentist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Phlebotomist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Dietician
  • Veterinarian
  • Medical Equipment Preparer
  • Surgeon
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Pediatrician
  • Psychiatrist
  • Cardiovascular Technologist

The Medical Science Academy program at Newington High School addresses the critical achievement gap in STEM fields and develops a pipeline of students prepared to pursue health-related degrees and professions in one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, such as biotechnology, genetics, nursing, therapeutics, and diagnostics. All courses use project-based learning techniques with an emphasis on strengthening literacy, project management, leadership, and team building skills while fostering creativity and innovation.