COLLEGE OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AND ALLIED HEALTH

Experience the College of Biomedical Sciences and Allied Health

The courses are designed to give scholars the requisite skills to pursue a career in the field of biomedical sciences. The curriculum involves the study of health science, research processes, and an introduction to Bio-Informatics. Furthermore, scholars will investigate the human body systems and various health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, sickle-cell disease, hypercholesterolemia, and infectious diseases. These investigations will include designing innovative solutions for the health challenges of the 21st century.

What will I learn at The College of Biomedical Sciences and Allied Health?

Scholars in The College of Biomedical Sciences and Allied Health will receive the training and skills needed to enter the workforce. Working closely with professors and industry professionals, scholars will better understand the demands of their profession and variety of work opportunities available to them. These experiences will provide them with a diverse background and the skills needed to have a successful career.

While at Ignite, scholars will take the core classes required by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Unique to the school, those core classes, and projects, where appropriate, will be integrated into the Biomedical and Allied Health classes. For example, in English, an assignment may be to develop a blog documenting an invasive species impact on the biodiversity in an ecosystem. In social studies, students could work on presentation documenting the impact the plague had on populations and social classes in Europe.

Like all scholars at Ignite, those enrolled in the College of Biomedical Sciences and Allied Health will have access to over 20 dual-credit college classes and be able to complete an Associate’s degree before they graduate high school. These classes include all the general education courses needed at Kentucky’s public colleges, which ensures a well-rounded liberal arts education.