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Medical Science

  • Course taught by a registered nurse with first hand experience within the career field
  • Explore medical careers and visit regional medical facilities
  • Learn anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology directly related to the medical field


This one-year Medical Science for Health Occupations course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare field. The course integrates anatomy and physiology and advanced biology and explores the role of ethics. This “hands on” applied course consists of skills lab, career exploration, medical field projects, and integrated research projects. It also prepares students for careers or post-secondary programs related to the healthcare field.

Prerequisites: Biology

Concurrent Enrollments

  • Central Maine Community College (3 Credits)
    • MET 111 44 – Medical Terminology
  • Beal College (Articulation Agreement 6 Credits)
  • Southern Maine Community College (Articulation Agreement 3 Credits)

Cocurricular Opportunities

  • SkillsUSA
    • Medical Math
    • Medical Terminology
    • Basic Health Care
    • Career Pathway Showcase: Health Services
    • Health Knowledge Bowl
    • Health Occupations Professional Portfolio

Business Connections

Potential Careers

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • EMT
  • Paramedic
  • Medical Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Acupuncturist
  • Physical Pathologist
  • Occupational Pathologist
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Respiratory Pathologist
  • Dental assistant/hygienist
  • Social worker
  • Phlebotomist
  • Nutritionist
  • Radiology Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Mortician/Embalmer
  • Lab Technician