Health Sciences

Health Science Education is a program designed to prepare students for careers in health care. 

The program provides students:

  • an academic foundation that includes reading and writing (charts, reports, manuals...); the performance of mathematical operations, such as computations involving weights and measures; and the application of science knowledge, such as biology, chemistry and physics. 
  • hands-on experiences in a health care facility.  These include job shadowing, clinical internships, cooperative education and other work-based experiences.
  • an opportunity to become a certified nurses aide.
  • health care mentors who assist with learning opportunities in a health care facility.
  • community involvement with health care partnerships.
  • opportunities for Tech Prep programs to earn college credit while in high school.
  • preparation for employment in new and innovative health care careers

   Hamblen County has 5 Health Science teachers that offer a variety of programs of study.