New Vision Allied Health

  • Program Description

    The New Vision Allied Health program is designed for high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Students will participate in classroom instruction and career-related experiences observed during clinical rotations in settings such as Oswego Hospital and other Oswego Health sites, NOCHSI Health Centers in Oswego and Fulton and private practices ranging from primary care to dental care. The classroom setting is held on the SUNY Oswego campus, giving students their first experience as college students.

    Program Length

    1 year (seniors only)

    Industry Alignment

    American Red Cross - First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defi brillator (AED) - Adult, Child and Infant Standards

    Integrated Academic Coursework

    Participation in Government 1/2 credit
    Economics-1/2 credit
    English 1 credit

    Credential Opportunities

    American Red Cross - First Aid, CPR and AED Adult Certifications

    Program Supplies, Materials, Assessments Provided

    Lab coat; American Red Cross – First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications

    Additional Program Notes

    The admission process requires an application, recommendations, an on-demand writing sample and an interview.

    Candidate Criteria

    • Be in grade 12 planning to graduate the same year enrolled in New Vision program;
    • Have achieved an attendance rate of 90 percent or better;
    • Possess an 85 percent (3.0) or better overall average;
    • Be willing to adhere to school and work site codes of conduct;
    • Have a focused interest and plan to pursue a career in health care; and
    • Students must submit medical history forms prior to being placed in rotation sites.

New Vision Allied Health student with a jacket.


  • “In one month of NV Allied Health, I’ve learned not only how to be a better student, but to be a better person. My academic ability, time management, and people skills have improved drastically.” - Kyle Kon, Class of 2018, Oswego High School

    “The NV Allied Health Program truly prepared me for the transition to college! Not only did I gain exposure to a college campus and obtain a large number of credits, but I also developed relationships with professionals in my community that will be valuable when starting my career as a Registered Nurse!” - Caitlyn Kerst, Class of 2017, Hannibal High School

    “NV Allied Health has sparked an excitement for my future. The 20 college credits that I earn through this program put me on a fast-track to achieving my goals."Zoie Bowering, Class of 2018, G. Ray Bodley High School