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Biomedical Science

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Career pathways span secondary and postsecondary education, align to employer needs and careers, and provide high-quality education, training, and support services for youth and adults.

In Delaware, career pathways begin in the public education system (K-12) through Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathways offered in charter, comprehensive, and technical school districts. These pathways continue through adult education, occupational training programs, and postsecondary programs that are administered by partnering state agencies, institutions of higher education, and other service providers.

Biomedical Science

The Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Biomedical Science pathway engages students in open-ended problem solving where students study the concepts of human medicine, physiology, genetics, microbiology, and public health.

The program prepares students for further education and careers in biomedical sciences and healthcare.

Sequence of Courses:

Principles of Biomedical
Sciences (PBS)
Human Body Systems (High

Medical Interventions (MI)

Early College Credit/Credentials:

Up to 3 college credits
at Delaware Technical
Community College

Work-Based Learning:

Job Shadowing
Mock Interviews
Resume Workshops

Bachelor’s Degree

Average Salary:

Common Positions:
Biomedical Engineers

Associates Degree

Average Salary:

Common Positions:
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians


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Wage Differential

Bilingual employees are compensated with a language differential of 5-20% more per hour than the base rate of a monolingual employee


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Student pathway Testimonials

Beatriz Ramirez , Student at William Penn

“Now I know what I want to do with my life, thanks to the focus on careers at William Penn. At first, I picked culinary arts because I didn’t know what else to do. But I fell in love with it!”