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Biomedical Science

Program Description

Interested in understanding and solving the most pressing health challenges of the 21st century? This program offers a hands-on problem-solving approach to studying human medicine, physiology, genetics, microbiology and public health. Students investigate the death of a fictional person to learn content in the context of real-world cases; examine the structures and interactions of human body systems; and explore the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Schools Offered

Skills Taught

  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Experimental Design Process
  • Engineering Design Process
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Computer Skills
  • PCR and DNA Analysis
  • Healthcare Career Skills

Career-Based Learning Opportunities

  • Job Shadows
  • “College Shadow Days” at the University of Cincinnati’s Academic Health Centers
  • Live Surgery with Christ Hospital
  • “Discovery Days” from  Christ College of Nursing and Health Science
  • Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash
  • Speed Mentoring
  • Internship Opportunity at University Hospital

Credentials and College Credit Opportunities

  • OSHA 10-Hour General Industry, Safety and Health Certification
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Up to nine college credits available in:
    • Medical Terminology
    • Anatomy & Physiology 1
    • Anatomy & Physiology 2

Career Opportunities

  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • DNA Analyst
  • Medical Examiner
  • Toxicologist
  • Biochemist
  • Food Scientist Technologist
  • Nutritionist/Dietician
  • Endocrinologist
  • Primary Care Physician
  • Certified Diabetic Educator
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Psychologist/Psychiatrist
  • Molecular Biologist

Business Partners Connection

This is the advisory committee that assists with planning, evaluation and instruction.

  • Cincinnati State Health and Public Safety Division
  • Hamilton County Health Commission  
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Christ Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Cincinnati Health Department
  • College of Allied Health Sciences – University of Cincinnati
  • College of Nursing – University of Cincinnati
  • College of Medicine – University of Cincinnati
  • University Hospital


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