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    The 2018-19 Program Choice Application Period is now open!

    To apply for placement in the NCHS Academy of Health Sciences for the 2018-19 school year click here. The application period ends on Tuesday, December 18th at noon. 

     

    Academy Ice Cream Social Sign-up Form

     

    Our ice cream social will be Tuesday, October 16th. If you plan on attending, please fill out the form above. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

     

    Academy Tailgate Sign-up Form

    Our Academy Tailgate will be on Friday, October 12th before our home football game. Food and drinks will be provided. Please sign up by clicking on the link above so we can prepare for food. We hope to see everyone there!  

      

    Curriculum Update for 2018-19 School Year

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What is AOHS?

  • The Academy of Health Sciences (AOHS) is a four-year career academy affiliated with the National Academy Foundation (NAF). AOHS curricula introduces students to health career possibilities though a series of career exploration courses. All courses use project-based learning techniques with an emphasis on strengthening literacy, project management, leadership, and team building skills while fostering creativity and innovation. The curricula is vetted by industry professionals to ensure content is current and relevant. NAF addresses the critical achievement gap in STEM fields by developing a pipeline of students prepared to pursue health-related degrees and professions in one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy. 

What is NAF?

  • The National Academy Foundation (NAF) is a non-profit organization established in 1989. The mission of the National Academy Foundation is to sustain a national network of career academies to support the development of America's youth toward personal and professional success in high school, in higher education, and throughout their careers. NAF academies function as dynamic partnerships and collaborations between schools, teachers, administrators, business volunteers, and an active Advisory Board led by industry professionals. 
     
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Quick Facts

    • Health Sciences is the fastest growing career field in the United States
    • Since sequencing the human genome, analysts have predicted that Biotechnology will be one of the most important applied sciences of the 21st century
    • Employment in healthcare support occupations is expected to grow by 34.5% by 2020 (~1.4 million jobs)
    • Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations are projected to add 2 million new jobs from 2010-2020
    • Many of the universities, research centers, and companies that lead the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and life sciences field are right here in North Carolina!!!
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