Academy of Medical Professionals (Health Science)


Dr. Gloria Bilaye-Benibo
Dean of Academies
1818 Trojan Drive
Academy Office, Room 006
Corpus Christi, TX 78416

About Health Science Academy

The Health Science Academy opened as a school–within-a-school in August 2001 and is housed at Moody High School and is open to all students CCISD. The Academy consists of an identified group of students who have been formally accepted through the admissions process. Each student commits to a rigorous academic experience as they look forward to careers as a/an:

· Medical Doctor

· Nurse/Nurse Practitioner

· Pharmacist

· Dentist

· Electrocardiogram Tech (EKG)

· Emergency Medical Tech (EMT)

· Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

· Patient Care Tech (PCT)

· Phlebotomist

The academy provides a rigorous, learning experience for selected students throughout the district. In partnership with Del Mar College, academy students participate in classroom and on-site clinical experiences in the health care field. Students have the opportunity to earn certifications in 4 of 6 areas namely: EKG, Phlebotomy, PCT, Medical Assistant, CNA and EMT before graduation.

Admission into the Health Science Academy is strictly by application and can only be admitted in the 9th grade.<