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Medical and Health Sciences

The Medical and Health Science Academy at Howard D. McMillan Middle School is a magnet program of the Miami-Dade County Public School System. This program is based on the academy model, utilizing the International Cambridge Curriculum with advanced academics in Science, Mathematics and English applied to Medical and Health Sciences. Students examine the interactions of body systems as they investigate prevention, diagnosis and treatment to fight diseases in animals as well as the human body. Students also address public health concerns and explore careers in medicine and allied health sciences.


Howard D. McMillan Middle School 

  • High School Honors Credits in Mathematics and Science
  • Full Gifted Program in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies
  • State of the Art iPrep Mathematics
  • Parental Involvement
  • Variety of sports and clubs


Medical and Health Sciences Magnet Program Highlights

  • Specializing in Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Nursing, Allied Health, Dentistry, Pharmacology, Biotechnology, Health and Rehabilitation Services
  • Hands-on opportunities to simulate medical protocol and inquiry based learning
  • Mentoring by University of Miami Medical School Interns
  • Full-time Gifted Program with High School Honors Gifted courses
  • Advanced academic high school credit course offerings in honors and gifted Algebra I, Geometry, Physical Science and Biology
  • Electives include Dance, Drama, Music, Chorus, Creative Writing, Speech and Debate, Art and Robotics
  • A Cambridge International Education School
  • Internationally recognized program of study
  • Provides preparation for Cambridge Secondary Advanced High School Programs and university entrance requirements
  • Recipient of the Magnet Schools of America, National Awards of Merit for Excellence and Distinction
  • Top performing 1% of all magnet schools in America


Post-Program Opportunities

Upon completion of the Medical and Health Sciences Magnet Program, students may choose to continue their academic studies and career preparation at various high school magnet programs offered by Miami Dade County Public Schools. Students are being prepared to meet the high academic matriculation requirements for Ivy League and other prestigious universities such as Yale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard, Cornell and Brown University.


Magnet Schools of America

  • National Award of Excellence
  • National Award of Distinction
  • Top 1% of magnet schools in America!
  • ECTAC Award of Excellence


The Pride of McMillan

  • Magnet School of America National Award of Excellence
  • Top 1% of all magnet schools in America
  • Magnet School of America National Award of Excellence
  • ECTAC Award of Excellence
  • Florida Governor Sterling School
  • Florida A+ School for many years
  • Five Star Award
  • Little Red School House Award
  • National and State Award winning Administrator
  • National Board Certified Teachers


Agreement of Understanding

  • All applicants will be screened for admission to the magnet program. Accepted students must demonstrate acceptable performance in order to remain in the magnet program.
  • Acceptable progress in all subject and conduct areas must be maintained.
  • Acceptable attendance is required for admission and must be maintained.
  • All applicants must fill out the official Magnet Application Form at

Click here for Magnet Program Online Application

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