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
- Electrocardiogram Tech (EKG)
- Emergency Medical Tech (EMT)
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Patient Care Tech (PCT)
The academy provides an unprecedented, rigorous, learning experience for selected students throughout the district. Students have opportunity to earn up to 30 or more college credits.
In partnership with Del Mar College, academy students participate in meaningful, classroom and on-site clinical experiences in the area health care facilities. As juniors and seniors, students have the opportunity to earn certifications in 4 of 5 areas namely: CNA EKG, Phlebotomy, PCT and EMT before graduation.
Admission in the Health Science Academy is strict