Summer Academy of Health Sciences

Summer Academy of Health ScienceWhat 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 collaborative partnership is between Tarrant County College (TCC) and University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC).

Academy Dates


  • Tuesdays and Thursdays starting July 11–August 10, 2023, from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. (Lunch will be provided.)


Am I eligible?

In order to qualify you must:

  • Be 18 or older
  • Have a potential interest in health science field of study

Why is it a good opportunity?

You will benefit from:

  • Interactive and engaging experiences (on-site activities, lab tour, active writing, and more)
  • Authentic and student-centered learning environment
  • Collaborative work from dedicated instructors who are active in the field of health science
  • Sessions will 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!

What are the requirements?

Submit one recommendation letter and include an essay within the application.

How much does it cost?

Free for students!

How do I apply?

Apply using our Summer Academy of Health Sciences application.

Apply early. Space is limited.

Once your application status is changed to “accepted” you will receive an automated email containing information about how to accept your spot in the program.

Deadline to apply

Friday, May 12, 2023

Attend an in-person orientation session

Join us in person to learn more about the program, sign necessary forms, meet the course coordinators, and obtain course materials.



  • Friday, May 19, 2023
  • 10–11 a.m.


Trinity River Campus

Hemsuda (June) Hay
Administrative Assistant

Updated June 29, 2023