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Medicine & Healthcare

Medicine & Healthcare CAPS offers an in-depth exploration of diverse healthcare careers. Students collaborate with doctors, nurses, technicians, and other medical providers in our community, gaining hands-on experience at hospitals, clinics, and various healthcare facilities.

Who Should Apply?

If you have a passion for making a difference in people's lives through healthcare, this program is tailored for you.
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  • Compassionate Caregivers: If you find fulfillment in helping others, have empathy, and see healthcare as a way to make a positive impact, you're the right fit.
  • Curious Explorers: For those curious minds eager to explore diverse fields within healthcare, from clinical roles to healthcare administration, this program offers a comprehensive look.
  • Team Players: If you thrive in collaborative environments, appreciate teamwork, and see the value in interdisciplinary approaches to healthcare challenges, this program encourages a team-centric mindset.
  • Future Health Innovators: Whether you're interested in the latest medical technologies and healthcare innovations, or aspire to be at the forefront of improving healthcare systems, this program provides the avenue for your aspirations.
  • Preferred Prerequisites: Principles of Biomedical Science (PBS) or Human Body Systems (HBS)


  • Physician
  • Registered Nurse
  • Physician Assistant
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Health Information Manager
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Radiologic Technologist

Industry Partner Projects

  • Collaborate with healthcare providers to develop and implement telemedicine solutions, for patients to access medical services remotely.
  • Work on projects aimed at enhancing community health, such as organizing health fairs, creating educational materials, or implementing preventive health programs.
  • Partner with healthcare organizations to analyze and interpret health data, contributing to data-driven decision-making and improving patient outcomes.
  • Engage in the development and prototyping of medical devices, collaborating with professionals to address specific medical needs or enhance existing solutions.
  • Work on projects to improve the overall patient experience, focusing on aspects like appointment scheduling systems, waiting room design, or patient communication tools.
  • Collaborate with public health entities to create awareness campaigns addressing important health issues within the community.
  • Assist in clinical research projects, contributing to data collection, analysis, and documentation to advance medical knowledge and treatment methodologies.
  • Work on projects related to healthcare information technology, such as developing or optimizing electronic health records systems or cybersecurity solutions for medical data.
  • Partner with healthcare institutions to develop and refine emergency preparedness plans, ensuring effective responses to health crises or natural disasters.
  • Contribute to projects focused on optimizing the design and layout of healthcare facilities for improved patient care, safety, and efficiency.

College Credits and Certifications

Students have the opportunity to receive:

  • Medical Terminology - College Credit through State Fair Community College
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Stop The Bleed Certification
  • CPR Certification


  • Hospitals and Medical Centers
  • Clinics and Medical Practices
  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Public Health Organizations
  • Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities
  • Health Insurance Providers
  • Medical Research Institutions
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Providers

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