Chicago State University

CSU Prehealth Professions Programs

Six-Week High School Summer Enrichment Program

The 2014 Summer Program will NOT run this year.

July 1- August 09, 2013

Open to High School Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and rising Seniors

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The six-week Summer Enrichment Program at Chicago State University is designed for high school freshman, sophomores, juniors and rising seniors who have an interest in the health professions. Students selected will be involved in the following:

Academic Enrichment

Enrichment courses will include:

  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Algebra and Pre-Calculus
  • English
  • Reading
  • Study Skills
  • Medical Terminology

9th Grade

  • English
  • College Writing
  • Biology
  • Algebra
  • Career Exploration

10th Grade

  • Geometry
  • Chemistry
  • College Writing
  • Career Exploration

11th Grade

  • ACT Prep
  • Algebra II / Trigonometry
  • Anatomy / Physiology
  • College Writing
  • Career Exploration

12th Grade

  • College Algebra
  • Microbiology / Immunology
  • College Writing
  • Career Exploration

* Curriculum subject to change without notice

College Awareness activities will include:

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • Academic Counseling

Career Awareness

Career activities will include:

  • Health career exploration
  • Visits to health care facilities
  • Visits to health professions colleges
  • Meeting health professionals


  • Interest in a health profession
  • 2.7 GPA (transcript required)
  • Recommendations from either a high school teacher or guidance counselor; and
  • Parental consent

Applications accepted starting March 1, 2013

Deadline: April 19, 2013

Click here to download application.

Selection Criteria

  • Completed application with required deposit
  • Teacher Recommendations (2)
  • 300 Word Personal Statement
  • Level of Interest & Commitment
  • Interview
  • Academic Performance

Enrollment Fee

Cost: $500



Program Benefits

Academic enrichment in mathematics, English and the sciences;
Opportunity to meet and interact with health care professionals and graduate students;
Opportunity to visit several health professional schools, programs and other biomedical facilities;

And more…


For more information contact:

Dr. Lisa R. Abston, Director or
Ms. Maria A. Glover-Stevens, MS, MBA - Assistant Director
Chicago State University
(773) 995-3981 or
E-mail: or
Chicago State University
Office of Prehealth Professions Programs
Williams Science Center 221
9501 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628

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