Summer Academy of Health Sciences

What is the Summer Academy of Health Sciences?

Summer Academy of Health Science (SAHS) is a collaborative summer program for historically excluded student groups to experience and explore careers as providers in health science. You will learn about careers in research, teaching, health care, and public health.

The program is a collaborative partnership is between Tarrant County College (TCC) and University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC).

Academy Details

  • Cost: Free
  • Age: 18 years and older
  • Orientation Dates: Choose one of our virtual orientations below.
  • Academy Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays starting July 9–August 8, 2024
  • Time: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (lunch will be provided)
  • Locations:

What do we offer?

Our academy offers:

  • Interactive and engaging experiences (on-site activities, lab tour, active writing, and more)
  • Collaborative work from dedicated instructors who are active in the field of health science
  • Authentic and student-centered learning environment
  • Sessions that cover topics such as:
    • Biomedical science
    • Health professions
    • Osteopathic medicine
    • Pharmacy
    • Public health

By participating in this academy, you will be taking the first step in laying the groundwork to enter a high-demand field with potential salary growth!

How do I apply?

Apply using our Summer Academy of Health Sciences application. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, June 27, 2024.

All accepted students will be notified via TCC email on June 27, as well.

What are the requirements?

  • One recommendation letter
  • An essay (included within the application)
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a current TCC student
  • Have a potential interest in health science field of study

Orientation Details

Accepted students are required to attend orientation. During orientation you will complete additional required documents and register for the program.



  • Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2024
  • Time: 12-1 p.m.
  • Microsoft Teams Meeting


Trinity River Campus

Hemsuda (June) Hay
Administrative Assistant

Updated June 12, 2024