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The Akins Health Science Technology (HST) Program is one of the most popular programs on campus.  For the last few years there has been a waiting list of students.  The program was established in 2000 when Akins High School first opened.  It is one of the most advanced programs in the Austin Independent School District.  Currently, there are 4 RN teachers who run the following programs:
  • Nursing (CNA certification)
  • Pharmacy (Pharmacy tech certification)
  • Medical Assistant (Med Assist. certification)
  • EMT/Fire (Scheduled to open 2018-2019, 2019-2020 school years)