Take the first step toward a rewarding career. Get your start in 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.
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
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