BioScience College-NOW (North Central State College)

Program Information

Interested in the medical field?  Explore the pre-med, pharmaceutical, and agricultural laboratory applications of microbiology, chemistry, and genetics using the same equipment as high-tech clinical and research laboratories.  Learn advanced procedures such as replicating DNA and plant genetic engineering.  As seniors, students will be participating in internships in local settings.  

 Via a College-NOW agreement with North Central State College (NCSC), students who successfully complete this program will qualify to earn a two-year college Associate Degree in Applied Science simultaneously as they complete their high school diploma requirements. Students in this program will be attending all classes on the North Central State College campus.

Earned college credits may be transferred to any college or university that accepts NCSC credits.  

BioScience College Program | ACWHCC

Amy Elderbrock

Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • Basic laboratory safety techniques
  • Techniques for proper use of a microscope
  • Titration skills
  • How to identify chemical substances
  • How to culture bacteria
  • Toxicology basics
  • Genetics
  • Medical intervention techniques


Career Opportunities

This is the program for you if you want to be a/an:

  • Laboratory/medical technician
  • Pre-medical student
  • Pre-veterinary student
  • Pre-nursing student

With further training you can become a:

  • Doctor
  • Chemist
  • Dentist
  • Geneticist
  • Veterinarian
  • Agronomist
  • Environmental specialist
  • Research specialist

Ready to get ahead? 

Taking control of your future is easier than you think. By finishing your high school education at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, you put yourself ahead of your peers with field experience a normal classroom could never replicate. If you're interested in applying, click the button below and review the forms to the right. 

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