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Medical Careers and Sciences Pathway

Chatsworth Charter High School’s Medical Careers and Sciences Pathway provides a rigorous curriculum that uniquely prepares well-rounded citizens to be college and career ready for the medical career fields. Our students are exposed to a broad range of medical careers. A thoughtfully designed curriculum, guest speakers, job shadowing, internships, college classes, project based learning, portfolio defense, advisories, student research, and field trips provide the students the opportunity to make informed choices in regards to pursue a career in the medical profession.

Patient Care (PC) – Medical

Health Science & Medical Technology (HSMT)

Concentrator Course: Medical Terminology, Health Science Emergency Medicine
Capstone Course: Health and Fitness Management
Looking for Careers in the Medical Field?
We are the first LAUSD school to have earned Link Learning Silver Certification. Currently, we are in review for Silver Recertification in 2020.

Why the Medical Careers and Sciences Pathway?
There is a huge misconception that students enrolled in CCHS’s Medical Careers and Sciences Pathway will be groomed to become doctors. On the contrary, medical pathway students will be exposed to all aspects of the medical profession. Through a carefully designed curriculum, guest speakers, job shadowing, student research and additional high learning opportunities, students will be given the tools and taught the life skills necessary to make informative choices in regards to pursuing a career in the medical profession.

What’s in store for the Medical Careers and Sciences Pathway Student?

Chancellors in the Medical Careers and Sciences Pathway will be enrolled in a rigorous curriculum. Classes are designed to have the pathway's emphasis of Hospice Care. Students will participate in lessons with real world applications. Core classes and electives will be centered around the medical profession bound Chancellor. The cliché of, “Why do I need to learn this?” will never be asked in these specially designed lessons. CCHS’s Medical Pathway teachers are always revisiting the curriculum to assure that all lessons meet the Common Core Standards and Project Based Learning help better prepare our Chancellors to succeed in state mandated tests and college entrance exams. Every detail of the pathway is in constant review to make this program the best that it can possibly be.

The pathway includes but is not limited to these opportunities:
  • Guest speakers from all aspects of the medical profession;
  • A Medical Careers’ Pathway Board consisting of community, parents, staff, teachers and students;
  • AP Courses;
  • On-site college courses;
  • Job shadowing;
  • Field trips;
  • Organ Donation Fair and Blood Museum Project Bases Learning;
  • Club affiliation opportunities (HOSA);
  • Parent Involvement;
  • Award assemblies;
  • Speakers from medical universities both private and public and technical colleges;
  • Tutoring;
  • Mentoring;
  • Medical Equipment hands-on training;
  • Mental Health Certification;
  • Certificate at graduation;
  • CPR Certification;
  • Health Occupations Certification;
  • Charity Drives;
  • Community Service;
  • Associates Degree with high school diploma