Medical Careers Magnet
The Medical Careers Magnet prepares motivated students for a future in the dramatically expanding fields of medicine and healthcare related careers. Students may engage in a rigorous college preparatory academic program, including dual-enrollment and advanced placement courses. The program combines intensive study with real world applications of medical procedures. The program culminates in the opportunity to spend an entire semester participating in career shadowing and clinical experiences in healthcare fields that include dentistry, vision care, veterinary medicine, emergency medicine, radiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, nursing, pediatrics, labor and delivery, cardiology, and surgery.
Students throughout the Orange County School District may apply for this program. Participating students enter the program as freshmen and a limited number may enter as sophomores. Transportation is not provided for this program.
Specific Eligibility Requirements: Applicant’s schedule must be able to accommodate magnet classes; a 2.5 GPA is recommended.
District Magnet Application
WHAT: Magnet Open House
WHO: Incoming and current 9th graders interested in the Engineering or Medical Magnet Programs.
WHEN: January 9, 2014, 6PM. Apopka High School Cafeteria
WHY: Tour magnet classrooms, speak to teachers and learn more about the application process.