Allegany County Public Schools is now offering...Biomedical Sciences (BMS)This CTE Completer Program is a four course sequence (one course per year for each grade level 9-12) open to all high school students beginning in the Fall of 2014.Biomedical Science is ...
- a combination of the study of biology, health, and medicine.
- professionals working collaboratively to diagnose disease and evaluate the effectiveness of treatment through analysis and scientific research.
- professionals developing diagnostic tools and therapeutic strategies.
- a versatile study which serves as an excellent background for many professional degrees and occupations.
PLTW Biomedical Science Courses include:
Biomedical Science careers are among the fastest growing in Maryland. As of 2010, Maryland is home to more than 500 core bioscience companies, representing approximately 8% of the U.S. Industry. The PLTW BMS program is preparing students for careers in this field by giving them the tools they need to compete and win in a rapidly changing 21st century economy.
The video below is from the perspective of a BMS Student...The PLTW Biomedical Sciences Program is a sequence of courses that promotes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) education through proven hands-on real-world problem-solving approach to learning.For more information about the PLTW Biomedical Sciences Program or any other PLTW courses please contact:Candy Canan, Supervisor of CTE Programs & CCTE Principal, Phone: (301) 729-6486Eric VanSkyke, Science Supervisor, Phone: (301) 759-2405