LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Christian Academy of Louisville has launched a program aimed at preparing students to be tomorrow's medical professionals.

The school kicked-off its "School of Biomedical Science" Tuesday with a white coat ceremony. The event also recognized the more than 50 students who are already halfway through the program.

It's been recognized by colleges, which will accept CAL's courses as duel credit.

"Recently, I went and I toured a college and I met with someone in one of the science departments," said Libby Gould, a junior at CAL. "And I was telling about the program and some of the stuff we work with, and, she was so excited saying that we would be doing those exact same things when we got to college. So that kind of gave me a little comfort knowing that I'd be able to go into college more prepared."

The program not only teaches students what they need to know about the medical field, but they also are involved in mission work, helping those with medical needs in impoverished countries.

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