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 local health sites,Health Centers and private practices ranging from primary care to dental care. The classroom setting is held on the SUNY Oswego campus, giving students a first-hand experience as college students.

    Program Length

    One 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)
    • Health (1/2 credit)
    • English 12 (1 credit)

    4+1 Pathway Option

    No pathway exam available

    College Credit Opportunities

    SUNY Oswego: English 102, English 150, Psychology 100, and General Studies 101

    Credential Opportunities

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

    Program Supplies, Materials, Assessments Provided

    Lab coat; Scrubs, American Red Cross- First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications; Clinical Background Clearance Fee

    Additional Program Notes

    The admission process requires an application, recommendations, a writing sample and an interview.

    Candidate Criteria

    • Be in grade 12 
    • 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 in health care; and
    • Students must submit medical history forms prior to being placed in rotation sites.

New Vision Course Offerings

  • High School Credit

    • (1 )High school credit for English 12 Honors
    • (1) High school credit for Social Studies 12 Honors (1/2 credit Participation in Government, 1/2 Economics)
    • Two Career and Technical Education credits (health, law or specialized careers)

    SUNY Oswego College Course Offerings

    • ENG 102 Composition II - A composition course designed to instruct the student in rhetorical modes and the basic techniques of expository prose, in critical reading, and in research methods. (3 credits)
    • ENG 150 Principles of Literary Representation - This course presents conceptions, methodologies, and materials fundamental to the discipline of literary study by focusing on the nature of representation in literary art. (3 credits)
    • PSY 100-Introduction to Psychology - Psychology is the science that studies behavior and mental processes, and studies the profession that applies that science. (3 credits)
    • GST 101 Professional Studies - This course will prepare, involve and connect students in the fundamental aspects of career planning through self-assessment, market analysis, professional etiquette and networking, personal budgeting, and career application through to the interview process. It will produce informed and engaged citizens who think clearly and deeply, express themselves effectively, and pride themselves on being lifelong learners who are able to adapt and flourish in any setting. (3 credits)

    Online courses as needed.

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