South Texas ISD

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Health Science Certification Opportunities

South Texas ISD provides their students the opportunity to gain the following healthcare certifications at two of their schools:

 

South Texas Academy for Medical Professionals

  • Ophthalmic Assistant

  • Phlebotomy Technician

  • Dental Assistant

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

  • Pharmacy Technician

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

 

South Texas Academy for Health Professions

  • Veterinary Technician

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

  • Dental Assistant

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

  • Pharmacy Technician

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

 

 

Dual Enrollment

South Texas ISD is partnered with South Texas College to provide dual enrollment courses for their students.

 

 

 

AP Courses

South Texas ISD also offers Advanced Placement (AP) courses. AP courses are classes that include an advanced placement exam at the end of the course. If a student earns a high enough score one of these exams, some colleges will give them that course for college credit. A few of the AP courses South Texas ISD has available for their students are:

  • AP Spanish

  • AP Physics

  • AP Physics 2

  • AP U.S. History

  • AP Psychology

  • AP English 3

  • AP English 4

  • AP Statistics

  • AP Calculus

 

 

Science Courses

In order to better prepare their students for health science careers, South Texas ISD offers different science courses including:

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Physics/AP Physics

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • Environmental Systems

  • Principles of Health Science

  • Pathophysiology

  • Health Science Theory/Clinical

  • Health Science Practicum

  • Health Informatics

  • Biomedical Laboratory Skills

  • Diagnostics and Therapeutics

  • Patient Care Skills

  • Pharmacology

 

 

Science-Related Extracurricular Activities

Below are the health science related organizations South Texas ISD students can join if they are interested.

  • HOSA

  • Veterinarian Club

  • Science Club

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