Who we are
After years of research, planning and consultations. representatives of Prince George's County Public Schools and Prince George's Community College opened Maryland's first middle college high school in Largo, MD. The Academy of Health Sciences at Prince George's Community College focuses on preparing students to enter a college program in the health sciences field. The Academy of Health Sciences provides students with the required curriculum, including high school assessment courses, needed doe a public high school diploma and the opportunity to earn an associate degree in General Studies.
In July 2011, the first class of students, 100 incoming ninth-graders, arrived for a three-week summer bridge program. Today, students are thriving and completing a rigorous curriculum to address Prince George's County need to build a qualified healthcare workforce. A class will be added each year until the academy reaches full enrollment, roughly 400 students, through 12th grade.
All Prince George’s County students are eligible to apply. For more information on the application process, contact your child's professional school counselor.