The Health Care Academy introduces rising 10th through 12th-grade students to a wide variety of health science professions. The program focuses on providing skills that are transferable across multiple health professions. Experiences are led by professional faculty from our nursing, physician assistant, nutrition, pharmacy, and exercise science programs. Gain invaluable real-world experience in Nashville, the nation’s health care capital. Due to COVID-19 protocols, the program will be a day program from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. Housing will not be available on campus this year.
Those accepted to the program may have the opportunity to earn college credit of 1 hour in Medical Terminology (BY2321) at no extra cost provided Lipscomb University admission criteria are satisfied. Students will have some online pre-work the week before the academy and will attend lectures each day in addition to the hands-on learning experiences. Students should expect to have homework each evening. Learning will be assessed throughout the week with quizzes and exams to earn their college credit.
Applications will be reviewed for acceptance through April.
Review our COVID-19 pre-college program protocols.
Sponsored by HCA TriStar
Tuition & Scholarships
The cost of the program is $400, which includes all course materials, laboratory supplies and lunch on campus each day.
Scholarships are available up to full-tuition through a secondary application process. Awards are made through a committee review process. The scholarship application is made available to candidates after acceptance to the program.