Bedford Heights High School

Health Science is a 2 year program that prepares you for the healthcare profession by offering training in nursing, and patient care services.

Skills Necessary for Success:

  • Read, comprehend and follow directions
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to handle difficult tasks and residents
  • Cooperative attitude
  • Enjoys helping others
  • Personality Traits of Honest, Caring, Dependable, Tact Trustworthy

Professional Pathway:

  • License Practical Nurse
  • Register Nurse
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Medical Assistant

College Credit Opportunities:

  • Cuyahoga Community College Amount of credits may vary from 1- 6

Industry Credentials:

  • State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)
  • Home Health Aide (HHA)
  • CPR and First Aid


Ms. Thelma Ford.RN. MSN
Associate Degree of Nursing, Tri-C
Bachelor of Science of Nursing, CSU
Master of Science of Nursing, CWRU
Program Coordinator for NATCEP of Ohio
Prentiss-Severance Scholar Recipient from CWRU
State Evaluator for NATCEP candidates

Two Year Program:

Grade 11:
Health Science and Technology
Medical Terminology

Grade 12:
Patient Centered Care
Mental Health