THE FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL & MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
HEALTH CAREERS OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMHIGH SCHOOL SUMMER INSTITUTE
Health Careers Opportunity Program – 2015 High School Summer Institute
Monday, June 8 – Thursday, July 2, 2015
Dr. Cynthia Hughes Harris, Dean of the Florida A&M University’s School of Allied Health Sciences, is pleased to announce the 2015 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 10th and 11th grade students (to be rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade) students next fall. 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.
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 & RequirementsYou 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, May 22, 2015.
The cost of the HCOP Summer Institute is $500.00 per person.
Full Payment deadline is Monday, May 22, 2015.*
*PARTIAL HCOP SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE FOR DISADVANTAGE STUDENTS
(please contact persons below for eligability requirements)
HCOP High School Summer Institute start date is:
Monday, June 8, 2015 and ends on Thursday, July 2, 2015.
For more information contact: Patricia Graham at (850) 561-2001 Fax: (850) 561-2502 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Yvonne Nelson-Langley at (850) 412-7123 E-mail email@example.com