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Allied Health careers are in high demand. The Allied Health major is designed to be a springboard for students to develop the skills and behaviors necessary to enhance their knowledge and practice of general health and wellness. With a focus on Health Care Technician, students explore and prepare for the following medical professions: Phlebotomy, EKG, Clinical Laboratory; EMR, EMT, Paramedic, Nursing, Pre-Med and a variety of Healthcare Technician professions. William Penn has developed a partnership with Christiana Care and the University of Delaware. Level 2, Essentials of Diagnostic Careers, offers students the opportunity to earn 3 college credits with an articulation agreement with Del Tech. Many opportunities exist in healthcare after graduation, including college, specialized medical technology training, and associated entry-level careers in the medical field, including emergency medical responder.

Recommended Program of Study

Grade 9

  1. English I
  2. Integrated Math I
  3. Science I
  4. Geography/Civics
  5. Physical Education/Health
  6. Introduction to Health Care 
  7. Elective
  8. World Language

Grade 10

  1. English II
  2. Integrated Math II
  3. Biology
  4. Economics
  5. Physical Ed/Drivers Ed
  6. Essentials of Medical Diagnostic Careers
  7. World Language
  8. Elective

Grade 11

  1. English III
  2. Integrated Math III
  3. World Language
  4. US History
  5. Chemistry
  6. Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics 
  7. Anatomy & Physiology
  8. AP Biology

Grade 12

  1. English IV
  2. Statistics
  3. Diagnostics Services Technician (Phlebotomy and EKG)
  4. AP Chemistry
  5. World Language
  6. Paramedical Science
  7. Forensics & Evidence
  8. Elective and/or Clinical

Additional courses or electives that relate to this major:

• Physics
• Psychology
• Sociology
• DTCC Bio 100
• DTCC Bio 210 Anatomy & Physiology

Online Courses:
• Biotechnology; Anthropology; Cosmetology; Great
Minds in Science; Veterinary Science,
Personal Wellness (Dual Enrollment: WUHLT 321),
Forensic Science

After School:
• HOSA (Future Healthcare Professionals)

Certification Program:

• (www.nhanow.com); EKG, Phlebotomy, EMR