Monday, January 23, 2017

VCU Summer Programs - 2/1 and 4/3 Application Deadlines

Summer Academic Enrichment Program: an intensive, six-week inter-professional academic enrichment program located at the VCU Health campus in Richmond. Designed to prepare 3rd and 4th year undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students to admission into health professional programs, SAEP provides an academically rigorous experience that simulates the first year of health professional school.

Students select a concentration from only one of four disciplines: Dentistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy

Requirements for admission:
  • Three complete years of college coursework including organic chemistry I and II (note: organic chemistry not required for PT track)
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Two letters of reference
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • Official transcripts
  • Strong interest in attending health professions school at VCU
Program Dates: May 23rd - June 30th, 2017
Application Deadline: February 1st, 2017

Allied Health Career Exploration: a two-week, non-residential summer program designed to expose 1st, 2nd, and 3rd years to the diverse professional programs available at the VCU School of Allied Health Professions.
  • Experience hands-on and interactive activities within each of the 9 disciplines
  • Participate in workshops to strengthen skills in interviewing, resume development, and personal statement writing
  • Receive information to navigate the application process for a program in the School of Allied Health Professions
  • Gain confidence in pursuing a health professions program
Allied Health disciplines include:
  • Aging Studies
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Health Administration
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Patient Counseling
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiation Sciences
  • Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling 
Requirements for admission to the program:
  • Complete  online application
  • Two letters of reference
  • Official transcript
Program Dates: June 5th - 16th, 2017
Application Deadline: April 3rd, 2017