Health Sciences Summer Enrichment Program

This two-week Health Sciences Summer Enrichment Program (HSSEP) at Hardin-Simmons University (HSU) offers an opportunity for high school students (grades 10-12 at the time of application) who are interested in the health sciences to strengthen their skills in science and mathematics in a college environment.

The program aims to build confidence in students’ ability to master science skills at the college level and to expose students to a variety of healthcare career options. HSSEP at HSU consists of a combination of college lectures, engaging labs, and interactive sessions with healthcare professionals and their workplaces. Lecture and lab classes in biology, chemistry, and mathematics will be offered.

Students will also be introduced to a range of health careers through sessions with professionals and tours of healthcare training facilities. Upon completion, students will receive quantitative feedback on their strengths and weaknesses.


  • Must be interested in pursuing health-related careers
  • 11th grade, 12th grade or incoming college freshman
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must be considering HSU for college education

Application Information: Applications for HSSEP at HSU will be made available December 16, 2020. The application deadline is March 5, 2021, and students will be notified of their acceptance into HSSEP at HSU no later than March 25, 2021. Students will be required to provide written confirmation of their intent to participate in HSSEP at HSU by April 23, 2021. Program fees must be paid in full by June 4, 2021. The program dates for HSSEP at HSU are June 20, 2021 – July 2, 2021.

Program Cost: $500

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