Health Science Careers

Certified Nursing Assistant

The CNA course is a one-year program available to juniors and seniors interested in a career in the health field. Students receive 350 hours of academic preparation including classroom material and supporting lab practice. Instruction in all human body systems is designed for an understanding of each system and its relationship to the healthy or diseased body. Students will participate in a supervised clinical experience in local health care and extended living facilities. Students are required to apply their classroom lessons in completing actual patient assignments. Students are co­-assigned with professional staff providing valuable assistance while they learn. The program also provides training and/or observation in hospital departments specific to each student’s interest.

Successful students will be well prepared to take the State of Maine Certified Nursing Assistant exam in June. Graduates are readily employable at various healthcare facilities and well prepared for further health career training.


Medical Science

The Medical Science course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the medical field--doctor, nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist, radiology/imaging, veterinarian, dietician, and others. All students will complete a concurrent enrollment with the Maine Community College system for Medical Terminology. The course integrates basic medical information, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, integrated research projects, field trips to medical facilities, and skills labs. Students will earn CPR and First Aid Certifications.





Who we are

Bath Regional Career and Technical Center is a technical high school located in Bath, Maine. The school offers eight Career and Technical Education courses to students enrolled at Morse High School, Boothbay Region High School, Lincoln Academy, and Wiscasset Middle High School.

BRCTC programs offer students applied learning experiences, dual enrollment college opportunities, and industry recognized certification testing. BRCTC has adopted national and/or state industry skills standards in each program, preparing students to enter a trade or continue their education in a post-secondary program after graduation.