Allied Health

 

This one-year, half-day, senior-only program is designed for high school seniors who plan to continue their education in college to prepare for a career in the health field. Students will get extensive clinical experiences partnering with health professionals at Abington-Jefferson Health and earn three college credits from Montgomery County Community College.

 

What You Should Know

  • Career Objectives:
    A career in the allied health field requiring post-secondary education.
  • Prerequisites:
    Algebra I and II, Biology and Chemistry (college prep level)
    High school GPA of 2.5 or higher preferred
    Physical exam, mandatory vaccines and police check as mandated by state law
  • Certifications:
    American Heart Association Basic Life Support and First Aid
  • With Higher Education:
    This program prepares the student for success in such career fields as nursing, radiation therapy or technology, cardiovascular and respiratory technology, physician’s assistant, and nurse practitioner.
  • Honors Course:
    The following participating districts have recognized this program as an “honors” weighted course: Hatboro-Horsham, Springfield, Upper Dublin, Cheltenham, Jenkintown, and Upper Moreland.

 

Continue Your Education

Students taking Allied Health have continued their education at:

  • Abington Dixon School of Nursing, Arcadia
  • Arcadia University
  • Aria Health School of Nursing
  • Bucks County Community College
  • Cedar Crest College
  • Gwynedd Mercy University
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Radiology Technology
  • Jefferson University Hospital
  • Montgomery County Ccommunity College
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Temple University