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Health Professions: Health Careers Summer Camp

July 17 - 23, 2016

The Health Careers Summer Camp is a week-long enrichment opportunity to give students an in-depth learning experience with different health careers and to show them the career opportunities available in health professions. The camp is for all rising high school juniors and seniors who want to pursue a career in healthcare. Attendees will mix and network with other future health care colleagues from across the Region. The camp is a great opportunity for you to gain more knowledge of the health career area you might want to pursue, meet new people and get a taste of college while living on campus in the residence hall.  Sessions and hands-on lab experiences will be conducted by Health Professions professors. Participants will work with simulated patients, participate in team projects and engage in fun evening activities.

To apply, students need a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0, and Minimum PSAT/SAT scores: Critical Reading 530, Math 430, with an overall 1000 or ACT scores: English 24, Math 18, with a Composite 21.

Students meeting the admissions criteria and considered economically and environmentally disadvantaged, including those from under-represented racial and ethnic groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Career tracks that will be covered are:

Apply on-line with the Health Careers Summer Camp Application Form. All fields are required.

Applications will be available January 1, 2016 and accepted through Friday, April 1, 2016. A nonrefundable $200 fee will be assessed upon your acceptance to the camp. This is the total cost for attendance.

This one week residential health careers summer camp, an initiative of the College of Health Professions, is to be conducted on the Armstrong campus July 17 - 23, 2016.

For more information please see your high school counselor or contact Ms. Corine Ackerson-Jones at corine.ackerson-jones@armstrong.edu or 912.344.3270.


About the Health Careers Summer Camp

Armstrong, part of the University System of Georgia, was founded in 1935. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate academic programs in the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science and Technology, the College of Education and the College of Health Professions. Armstrong serves approximately 7,500 students at its main campus in Savannah and a regional center in Hinesville. Its diverse student population comes from nearly all 50 states, the District of Columbia and 74 countries.

 Included in Armstrong’s mission is the commitment to health professions. One of the largest regional health professions education centers in the state, the College of Health Professions employs innovative teaching strategies to prepare competent, caring, adaptable health care practitioners. Through academic excellence, the college provides leadership to the region in promoting health and delivering health care.

An initiative of the College of Health Professions, is a one week residential health careers summer camp to be conducted on the Armstrong campus July 17 - 23, 2016. The College of Health Professions Health Careers Summer Camp is a week-long enrichment opportunity to give students an in-depth learning experience with different health careers and to show them the career opportunities available in health professions. The objectives of the Camp are two-fold  1) to encourage economically and environmentally disadvantaged Georgia high school students, including those from under-represented racial and ethnic groups to pursue careers in the health professions and 2) to address the shortage of trained health professionals working  in the state of Georgia.

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