• The Health Science Career Cluster includes planning, managing, and providing services in therapeutics, diagnostics, health informatics, support areas, and biotechnology research and development. 




    The Polk County College and Career Academy offers five different pathways within this cluster—Patient Care Pathway, Medical Front Office Assistant Pathway, Emergency Medical Responder Pathway, Sports Medicine Pathway, and Dental Science Pathway. We provide instruction led by knowledgeable professionals that have experience in the healthcare industry. The Healthcare Sciences Cluster can also lead to certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant and/or a Medical Front Office Assistant. Students are provided the opportunity to compete through SkillsUSA—a national student organization.