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New Visions Health Careers Exploration

High-achieving, college-bound seniors accepted into the year-long, honors-level New Visions Health Careers Exploration Program participate in 21st century, real world, career-related experiences that include clinical rotations, mentoring, job shadowing and internships.

Working alongside doctors, nurses and nurse practitioners, speech and physical therapists, department heads, hospital administrators and other healthcare professionals during clinical and non-clinical rotations, students gain unprecedented knowledge about and insight into the expectations and day-to-day operations of almost all aspects of a healthcare facility.

New Visions students have earned over $2 million in scholarships and are accepted into top tier colleges.

This program is for seniors only and requires a separate application. Prospective students should speak with their guidance counselors. 

Download the 2023-24 Application

Program Studies
  • Administration
  • Cardiology
  • Dialysis
  • Dietary
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Laboratory
  • Medical Surgery
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Operating Room
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Respiratory Care
  • Speech Therapy

Classes meet daily, Monday through Friday. Students choose to attend either the morning (8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.) or afternoon (11:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.) session. Two days are spent in the New Visions classroom; three days are spent out on rotations at various healthcare sites in Rockland, Westchester and New Jersey. Students must provide their own transportation to classroom and rotation sites.

College Articulations

Dominican College (6 dual credits)

Professional Certifications


Career Options

Doctor/Surgeon, Dietitian, Health Administrator, Pharmacist, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Physical/Respiratory Therapist, Nurse and Holistic Medicine Specialist


Career & Technical Education Center
65 Parrott Road, Building #3
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4770

Kim Bell
Executive Director of Career and Technical Education

Eric Kurz

Maureen Danzig
Assistant Principal

Jennifer Patrikis
School Counselor
Nanuet UFSD
South Orangetown CSD
Suffern CSD
New Jersey school districts

Jaymie DeLeon
School Counselor
East Ramapo CSD
Pearl River SD
Rockland BOCES Student Services

Nicole Minter
School Counselor
Clarkstown CSD
North Rockland CSD
Nyack Public Schools

Donna Stonis
Work Based Learning Coordinator