Medical Sciences Program - New 339 Program - Students from throughout the region can attend Central Columbia High School free of charge to parents.

Medical Sciences Program

  • 4-year PDE-approved career technical education program
    • Students learn subject matter and technical skills that are applicable to a wide variety of medical/healthcare career areas, including: 
      • physical therapy,
      • occupational therapy,
      • nursing,
      • sports medicine,
      • exercise science,
      • athletic training
  • Classes in the program include: 
    • Health Systems/Professions,
    • Medical Terminology,
    • Sports Nutrition,
    • Sports Medicine,
    • Physiology,
    • Healthcare Evidence/Research,
    • Kinesiology,
    • Clinical Experience,
    • Practicum,
    • Capstone
  • Students will have opportunities to observe professionals in a variety of different professional settings – hospitals, doctor’s offices, rehabilitation centers, health clubs
  • Qualified students will have internship opportunities in settings that relate to their desired career areas
  • Students who complete the medical sciences program courses and earn a passing score on the end-of-program test (NOCTI) will qualify for up to 12 college credit hours at East Stroudsburg University

PA Dept of Education - Medical Sciences Program Profile