Academy of Health Professionals
Recommended: Chemistry, or concurrent enrollment in Chemistry. 11th grade entry
AACC Proficiency Credit Available - MDA 113 (3 credits)
Note: Completion of AofHP satisfies the health education graduation requirement.
The Academy of Health Professions 1 is a full year course designed for 11th grade students interested in health related professions. The primary areas of study include: foundations of medicine, health sciences, and structure and function of the human body. Students engage in processes and hands-on procedures that are used in healthcare services. Field trips to explore health career opportunities will be provided. Students can become certified in CPR/ First Aid and have the opportunity to earn proficiency credits from Anne Arundel Community College.
The Academy of Health Professions 2 course prepares 12th grade students for employment and further post-secondary education. Students choose between the Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, or Pharmacy Technology curriculum. Eligible students have the opportunity to earn Maryland State CNS (Certified Nursing Assistant), GNA (Geriatric Nursing Assistant), CCMA (Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, or CPhT (Certified Pharmacy Technology.