Academy of Life Science
The Academy of Life Science Program’s goal is to help prepare students to enter college or employment in the life sciences industry with the skills and experiences that are desired by leaders in the medical corridor. The life sciences industry uses science and technology to make products and services that improve health and well being.
The Academy of Life Science prepares students to enter college or employment in the exciting field of life science- a global and locally expanding career field which integrates science and technology to produce products and services that improve health and well being. This Academy is partnered with University at Buffalo Center for Advanced Biomedical & Bio-engineering Technology and New York State Center for Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Science.
High School students that are considering exploring an Academy program or would like to receive information on joining an Academy as a freshman should contact their school counselor. Additional information on joining an Academy can be obtained by calling 677-3318.
District Academy Student Parent Orientation: In January of each year
Academy of Life Science Course Requirements
The WSCS Academy model was developed with leading industry and education representatives to ensure that the curriculum and activities are both current and relevant. The Academy is supported by an Advisory Board which currently includes the following companies and organizations:
Greatbatch, Inc. Canisius College Medical Laboratory Sciences Program The Binding Site Pediatric & Adolescent Urgent Care of WNY (PAUC) Trocaire College West Seneca West Senior High School Caplugs West Seneca East Senior High School ZeptoMetrix Corp. Niacet Corporation SciBiz International West Seneca Director of Math & Science Advantage Home Telehealth Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RN, Asst. Director & Administrator) WNY Independent Living, Inc. (Medgraph) Niagara University University at Buffalo HWI Polymer Conversions, Inc. Roswell Park Cancer Institute AirSep Corp./Chart Industries Surgical Repairs International Evolution Dental Science VWR ValueCentric. LLC West Seneca West Senior High School Honeywell Roswell Park Cancer Institute West Seneca East Senior High School Sefar Filtration, Inc. Great Lakes Orthodontics, Ltd Audubon Machinery Company Polymer Conversions/Silicone Technologies AccuMed Technologies, LLC Financial Trust F.C.U. Kaleida Health Buffalo Filter Life Technologies University at Buffalo-Mathematics AHRM, Inc. University at Buffalo Applied Medical Coating Harker Bio SR Instruments, Inc. Frontier Science & Technology New York State UB Center of Excellence West Seneca East Senior High School Harmac Medical Products, Inc. Lake Region Medical The Jacobs Institute (Buffalo General Dental Hospital Medical Clinic) Accelent, Inc./Lake Region Medical TNT Moborg International LTD American Dental Partners - WNY Cognigen Corp. Curbell Electronics/Medical Inc. Safetec Of America, Inc. IMMCO Diagnostics, Inc.