Pioneer Health Sciences Technology
The Health Sciences Program is in its 30th year at Pioneer High School. Each year, 50 students participate in the course. It is open to students in the Ann Arbor Public School district who are interested in pursuing health care fields. Academically, students are challenged by the strong science content, which prepares them to advance to college courses prerequisite for health careers.
Students apply for Health Sciences during their junior year when going through the course selection process. The application due date will be provided to students during their course selection assembly.
Factors considered for applicant selection include; attendance record, volunteer experience reflecting interest in the health field, counselor and/or teacher recommendation. First priority is given to students who will be 12th graders while taking the course. The Pioneer Health Sciences program is open to students in the Ann Arbor Public School district, priority is given to students who are enrolled as Pioneer High School students.
The instructor is Cathy Malette RN BSN. Mrs. Malette has practiced nursing in a variety of inpatient and ambulatory care settings. She has taught Health Sciences at Pioneer for five years, and was also a Pioneer parent, having two daughters who are Pioneer graduates.