ALLIED HEALTH ACADEMY
Credits: 3 units, 1.5 Fall Semester, 1.5 Spring Semester
Dual Credit: OTC HSC 110, 120 (4 credits available to eligible students)
PREREQUISITE: GPA: 2.5 cumulative or better; Attendance: 90% or better. Other requirements: Algebra I, Biology or
Chemistry, with a C or better
Recommended: Anatomy/Physiology; Psychology
REQUIREMENTS for Internship Placement: Upon approval in the program, a negative drug screen and TB skin test results
(at student expense), background check and proof of immunizations.
This program is for juniors and seniors interested in learning more about Allied Health careers or who would like to enter college
healthcare programs after graduation. Students will be engaged in hands-on skills lab work and projects related to Dentistry,
Health Information Technology; Occupational Therapy, Paramedic/EMT Physical Therapy/Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiology
and Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology, Chiropractic, Athletic Training, Laboratory, Pharmacology, and other allied health
careers. This program allows shadowing opportunities in allied health career fields. In addition, students have opportunities to gain
industry credentials such as Basic Life Saver CPR training, OSHA 10-Healthcare and HIPAA credentials.