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School of Allied Health
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Tallahassee, Florida 32307
 
 


THE FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL & MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES


HEALTH CAREERS OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER INSTITUTE
Health Careers Opportunity Program – 2014 High School Summer Institute
Monday, June 16 – Thursday, July 10, 2014


PROGRAM SUMMARY

Introduction
Dr. Cynthia Hughes Harris, Dean of the Florida A&M University’s School of Allied Health Sciences, is pleased to announce the 2014 Health Careers Opportunity Program High School Summer Institute.

The Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) High School Summer Institute is designed for high school students interested in pursuing a career in a health profession. The four week program will provide a wide range of educational and social experiences for thirty 9th and 10th grade students. The entire experience is designed to enhance participants’ academic abilities, social skills, and other competencies to increase their competitiveness for admission to a post-secondary health professions program. The Institute will be delivered through a series of structured, supervised activities including: organized lecture/discussions; formal classroom activities; mini-courses; specialized online courses; laboratory experiences; seminars; exposure to clinical and simulated settings in health care facilities; and college practice laboratories. The summer program is conducted on the FAMU campus.
 
Selection Criteria

Students/Parents who commit to full time participation for the entire four weeks will be given preference for admission to the program. Students who have summer schedules that do not permit uninterrupted four-weeks of participation in the summer program are encouraged not to apply. Upon selection for admission to the program, students and parents will be provided detailed information related to program activities, schedules, and other pertinent information.

Procedures & Requirements

The cost of the HCOP Summer Institute is $500.00 per person.
Full Payment deadline is Monday, June 25, 2014.*
(Flexible payment plans maybe available with first payment of $250.00 by Wednesday, June 11, 2014)

*PARTIAL HCOP SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE
(please see application for details)

You must complete the HCOP Application for selection for admission to the program. You can receive a copy of the application and registration instructions here. The deadline date for application submission is: Monday, June 9, 2014.

HCOP High School Summer Institute start date is:
Monday, June 16, 2014 and ends on Thursday, July 10, 2014.
 
For more information contact: Patricia Graham at (850) 561-2001 Fax: (850) 561-2502 E-mail: patricia.graham@famu.edu or Yvonne Nelson-Langley at (850) 412-7123 E-mail yvonne.nelsonlangley@famu.edu