The NAF Academy of Health Sciences addresses the critical achievement gap in STEM fields and develops a pipeline of students prepared to pursue health-related degrees and professions in one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, including biotechnology, genetics, nursing, therapeutics, and diagnostics. The Academy of Health Sciences is a curriculum partner with Project Lead the Way, Inc. (PLTW), an organization providing curriculum support for STEM education. HOSA- Future Health Professionals provides opportunities to AOHS students to build college and career-readiness skills. Courses include:
- Health Careers Exploration
- Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology I & II
- Years 3 and 4: Specialized Courses
- Year 4: Certification Course(s)
During Grades 11 and 12, AOHS students will be able to access specialized courses in several ways: five semester-long specialty courses representing the therapeutic, diagnostic, biotechnology research and development, and health informatics practice areas; dual enrollment, internships and “clinicals” at health management institutions.