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Health Early College Academy

About Health Sciences Early College Academy

Get real healthcare experience and free college credit in actual healthcare settings! You could be on your way to becoming a geneticist, biomedical engineer, doctor or whatever healthcare career is right for you. Interested? If you'll be a high school junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and some math and science background, this could be just the program for you. Contact us at 616.447.5671 or email hseca@kentisd.org.

Therapeutic Healthcare Professions - Downtown Market


  • Check patient vital signs including blood pressure, pulse and respiration
  • Develop a care plan for an actual patient by interacting with them and reviewing their chart 
  • Practice wound care and put casts on "patients," place and remove sutures and staples

Diagnostic Healthcare Professions - Downtown Market


  • Perform live blood draws
  • Practice diagnostic tests using sonography and electrocardiograph equipment
  • Perform microbiology to grow and study bacteria and learn about new suberbugs

Biomedical Technology - GVSU's Cook-DeVos Center


  • Dig into cell structure and function while working in a GVSU lab
  • Isolate DNA and study new technologies in genetics using elecrophoresis
  • Mutate, grow and study micro-organisms for pharmaceutical use

Key Highlights for all Locations

  • Enroll in college and participate in college coursework, while you're still in high school
  • Earn up to 6 free college credits each year - up to 12 credits after two years!

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PROGRAM OPEN HOUSES

SPRING 2017

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Programs

March 14, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 PM
435 Ionia Avenue SW
Grand Rapids Downtown Market

 

 

2016 -17 HSECA STUDENT ORIENTATION INFORMATION 

A great start to the new school year with over 100 enrolled students attending program orientation.  Thank you parents/guardians and students for attending orientation.

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Click Here for the Program Brochure

Contact us at 616.447.5671616.447.5671 or email  hseca@kentisd.org

The Health Sciences Early College Academy program was featured on theMaranda Where You Live  television show!