• 2018 Health Sciences Summer Enrichment Program at HSU

    Applications Now Closed!

    June 17 - 29, 2018


    The two-week Health Sciences Summer Enrichment Program (HSSEP) at Hardin-Simmons University (HSU) offers an opportunity for students 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 student’s 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 health care professionals and their workplaces. Lecture and lab classes in biology, chemistry and college algebra or pre-calculus will be offered. These classes are designed to prepare students for success on further pre-health admissions tests. Students will be introduced to a range of health careers through sessions with professionals and with current pre-health graduate students. 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 Timeline

    Dec 18, 2017 Applications open
    Mar 2, 2018 Application deadline
    Mar 23, 2018 Accepted applicants notified
    April 20, 2018 Non-refundable $50 deposit due
    June 01, 2018 Full payment of $450 program fee due


    Please contact Dr. Candace Wicks, Assistant Professor of Biology
    325-670-1402 | Candace.E.Wicks@hsutx.edu

    HSSEP at HSU is partially funded by

    Contact Information

    HSSEP at HSU
    Dr. Candace Wicks
    Pre-Health Advisor
    Hardin-Simmons University
    2200 Hickory St, Box 16165
    Abilene, TX 79698

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