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    Career & Technical Education

    Project Lead the Way (PTLW)—Biomedical Sciences

    Program Description

    Scientists observe lab samples with a microscope

    The goal of the program is to increase the number of students pursuing careers in the biomedical sciences, including healthcare. Students who complete the program are prepared for employment and further education at two and four-year college levels. Stevenson University, the Maryland PLTW Biomedical Sciences Affiliate University, will offer four (4) transcripted credits for its first semester majors biology course (BIO 113). Credits will be offered for those students who complete the entire PLTW biomed sequence of courses and score at least 80% on each end-of-course assessment.


    Completer Courses

    • Honors Principles of Biomedical Science
    • Honors Human Body Systems
    • Honors Medical Interventions
    • Biomedical Innovations

    Schools Offering Completer

    • Glen Burnie
    • Northeast

    Articulated/Proficiency Credit

    • Articulated Credit may be available from affiliated colleges, universities, or organizations.

    Career Opportunities upon Program Completion

    • Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistant ($31,520 - $51,950)
    • Histology Technicians ($35,930 - $84,690)
    • Medical Appliance Technicians ($32,150 - $64,930)

    Career Opportunities with Additional Education and Training

    • Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers ($60,340 - $162,100)
    • Biological Technicians ($31,510 - $80,780)
    • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists ($35,930 - $84,690)
    • Cytogenetic Technologists ($35,930 - $84,690)

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