High School

Two-Year Programs

Biomedical Science

Examine the world from a cellular level as a biomedical scientist. Students in the Biomedical Science pathway use their skills of observation, problem-solving and attention to detail to protect and heal the world around us. See your future come into focus when you slip into a lab coat, look through the eyepiece of a microscope, diagnose a disease or solve a medical mystery. The modern Butler Tech Bioscience Center is a red beacon of progress from its hill in West Chester. Its state-of-the-art labs are filled with the same tools used by professionals in the field. Classrooms are designed to simulate real-world medical facilities. Experienced instructors prepare students for careers in this booming industry using the nationally renowned Project Lead the Way curriculum.


Butler Tech has a unique partnership with local hospitals and medical practices, offering students hands-on opportunities like:

• Job shadowing     • Internship      • Clinical experiences


Student Organization

All students at our West Chester campus participate in the HOSA – Future Health Professionals, a career technical student organization for future health professionals. Compete in a variety of health-related challenges through HOSA to enhance your knowledge, skill, and leadership development.

Program Highlights

Industry Overview

Step into a field that is booming in our region. Biomedical science is one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in America, employing more than 14 million people in a wide range of careers. Biomedical science provides an opportunity for people to use their skills to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing humans.

Course Work

  • Biomedical innovations
  • Diagnosis of treatment and disease
  • Genetics of disease
  • Human anatomy & physiology
  • Emphasis on case studies
  • Medical interventions
  • Medical terminology
  • Microbiology
  • Senior Capstone
    • independent research project in the field of your choice


  • CPR
  • First aid
  • Phlebotomy
  • More depending on capstone specialty