Bryan College of Health Sciences Focus Program

at Northwest High School

A collaboration with Bryan College of Health Sciences to offer dual-credit courses and a gateway into a variety of medical fields. OPENING FALL OF 2022

Introducing the Bryan College of Health Sciences Focus Program at northwest high school

The Bryan College of Health Sciences Focus Program at Northwest High School consists of a Pre-Pathway for all 9th and 10th graders and the Program for 11th and 12th grades.


All 9th and 10th graders who attend Lincoln Northwest experience medical science concepts in existing LPS courses (e.g. math, science, and health courses) and special events and field trips


11th and 12 graders who attend Northwest are encouraged to apply for the program.

  • 10 early college credits from Bryan College of Health Sciences
  • Hands-on immersive opportunities in medical fields, including mentoring from a current
  • Bryan College of Health Sciences student who is training to enter the field
  • Reduced tuition ($150/credit hour), Students eligible for free and reduced lunch can apply for free tuition through the Nebraska ACE scholarship program, additional scholarships from the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools are available
  • A Program Director hired by Bryan College of Health Sciences will be housed at Northwest and will advise students in the program.


A VIRTUAL information night will be held November 22 from 5:30 to 6:30. Please register here to receive a zoom link. We can’t wait to see you!

Virtual info night

An online information night was held on November 22. If you missed it or want to re-visit some of the information shared that evening, watch the presentation at a time that works for you.

Who can attend?

Students who will be entering grades 11 and 12 at Northwest High School during the 2022-23 school year will be able to submit their application during the 2021-22 school year.

Course Sequence

11th Grade — Semester 1 or 2

Introduction to Health Professions (1 credit)

Ethics in Healthcare (3 credits)

Medical Terminology (1 credit)

Certified Nursing Assistant

12th Grade — Semesters 1 and 2

Anatomy and Physiology I and II (8 credits)

Capstone I and II

Phlebotomy (at Bryan)