Health Sciences

    The WCCT program of Health Sciences prepares students for a wide range of careers within the larger cluster. Classes at WCCT introduce students to that apply to any career in the health sciences field. Our program also gives students the opportunity during their 12th grade year to participate in an internship with a local health service provider and to gain real-world experience before attending college.

    Courses We Offer:

    • 10th Grade: Foundations of Health Science* Medical Terminology
    • 11th Grade: Human Body Structure/Function Therapeutic Services
    • 12th Grade: Health Internship OR Nurse Aide Training


    Health Science Careers

    Bevill State provides opportunities for students to pursue various paths in the health field. BSCC offers programs for Associate Degree in Nursing, Licensed Practical Nurse, Practical Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Paramedic, Emergency Medical Technician, Surgical Technology, Sterile Instrument Technician, Mental Health, and Phlebotomy (Blood Donation).

    Useful Traits

    • Friendly
    • Strong Communication
    • Desire to Help Others
    • Dependable

    Things You Will Learn

    • Biology
    • Common Medical Procedures
    • Psychology
    • Laws Governing Medical Care

    Certification Offered:



    Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT)

    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

    NCCER Certified EKG Technician (CET)

    Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS)

    Certified Medical Admin Asst (CMAA)

    Construction and Skilled Trade Assess- ment (CAST)

    EMT Basic

    • SkillsUSA

    Ask about our dual enrollment opportunities at Bevill State.

    College: Bevill State Community College

    Bevill State offers Long Term Certificates in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN), Practical Nursing (PN), and Emergency Medical Paramedic (EM3). BSCC also offers Associate’s Degrees in Nursing (ADN), Practical Nursing, and Emergency Medical Paramedic (EM3).

    Bevill State has no minimum grade or score requirements for students who earn the Alabama High School Diploma, but all students must complete the COMPASS Placement Test prior to admission.


      • Assoc. of Applied Science:    Cost: $10731 - Credit Hours: 76
      • Long Term Certificate:          Cost: $7347 -  Credit Hours: 52

      • Short Term Certificate:         Cost: $3963 -  Credit Hours: 28

    *cost only accounts for credit hours



    Employment Opportunities

    • Electrician
      • Education Needed: Post Secondary
      • Wage: $24.57/hr, $51100/yr
      • Certifiers: NCCER, American Lighting Association, Electrical Testing Technician Certification Institute
    • Electrical Motor/Power Tool Repairer
      • Education Needed: High School
      • Wage: $18.85/hr, $39220/yr
      • Certification(s) Needed: N/A
    • Elevator Installer
      • Education Needed: Post Secondary Certificate
      • Wage: $37.80/hr, $78620/yr
      • Certifiers: National Association of Elevator Contractors 

    On The Job Training

    Ask your career coach, counselor or instructorfor options to gain real world experience in this field.



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    Information taken from the Alabama State Department of Education

    Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development

    Section and from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Onet Online.

    Director: Chris McCullar

    Asst. Director: Kristi Cain

    Counselor: Kelli Adkins

    Career Coach: Shawna McCullar

    Phone: 205-387-0519

    Fax: 205-384-5170

    Walker County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Ref: Sec. 1983, Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C.; Title VI and VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sec. 504; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008: The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Walker County Board of Education, P.O. Box 311, Jasper, AL 35502 Phone: 205-387-0555