West Orange High School has partnered with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) to provide students with the opportunity to earn college credits while taking courses at WOHS. The Health Science Careers program, developed using UMDNJ curricula and materials, serves as a solid foundation for all students interested in pursuing studies leading to a health-related career. It is the expectation of West Orange High School that all students enrolled in the Health Science Careers program will take the qualifying exam to earn college credits through UMDNJ.
Any student who shows an interest in careers in a health-related or medical field. In previous years, students taking this class have shown interest in pursuing careers in medicine (doctor/nurse), forensic pathology, psychiatry, physician assistants and medical technicians.