Maryland CTE

Program Highlight: 

Biomedical Sciences

The Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Biomedical Sciences program is one of Maryland’s leading STEM focused Career and Technology Education programs of study that  includes a sequence of courses aligned to appropriate national learning standards. 

Students explore the concepts of human medicine and are introduced to topics such as physiology, genetics, microbiology and public health. 

They also explore the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, working in teams to investigate and design innovative solutions to the health challenges of the 21st century such as fighting cancer with nanotechnology. 

Health and Biosciences

Maryland offers great opportunities for careers in the Arts, Media and Communication. Students interested in this cluster combine creative abilities with technical skills and knowledge that prepare them for careers in: Video Production, Graphic Communications, Web Design, Interactive Media and Game Design. Maryland CTE programs include a focus on mass communication and graphic communications, and multimedia production. Working with people from industry helps ensure our programs keep pace with the industry. These programs include options for students to earn industry certifications and college credit toward advanced study in the career field.

Programs of Study

Academy of Health Professions
The Academy of Health Professions program uses project and problem-based learning, clinical experiences, as well as classroom and lab instruction to teach students about the field of health care. students progress through two foundation courses: Foundations of Medicine and Health science and structure and Functions of the Human Body. opportunities for students to apply what they are learning to real life health care situations are part of specialized health care courses. Students also have the opportunity to earn state and/or nationally recognized certifications, and/or college credit through articulation agreements with local colleges. Stevenson University provides on-going curriculum and professional development to AHP teachers and transcripted college credit to students who successfully complete the program.

Project Lead The Way Biomedical Sciences
​PLTW Biomedical Science empowers students to build knowledge and skills in biomedical science, as well as in-demand, transportable skills like problem solving, critical and creative thinking, communication, and collaboration. The program consists of a sequence of four courses: principles of Biomedical science, Human Body systems, Medical Interventions, and Biomedical Innovations. students who complete the program are prepared for employment and further education. stevenson university, Maryland’s pLTW Biomedical sciences Affiliate university, offers transcripted credit to students who successfully complete the program and meet specified requirements.