Programs for Individuals Preparing to Apply to Graduate or Professional School - COPE Health Scholars

Programs for Individuals Preparing to Apply to Graduate or Professional School

Pre-Med Scholar

The Pre-Med Scholar program is the most comprehensive preparation for medical school admissions. During eight (8) weeks over the summer, Scholars will master the MCAT with 123 hours of instruction by The Princeton Review and access to additional practice materials and tests, gain firsthand experience interacting with patients and assisting providers and administrators in a clinical setting, learn tips and tools from experts on completing the medical school application process and hear from UCLA faculty on the most pressing issues affecting the health care industry.

Intensive Pre-Med Scholar

Currently offered during the winter, the Intensive Pre-Med Scholar program is an intensive medical school prep program offered in partnership with the Princeton Review for students looking to enhance their medical school application. Over three (3) weeks, scholars will receive 44 hours of MCAT strategy instruction, 40 hours of clinical training and up to 48 hours of firsthand clinical and health care administration experience.

Compare the Options

Pre-Med Scholar Intensive-Pre-Med Scholar
Feature 8-week 3-week
Seasons Offered Summer Winter
Guaranteed (4-hour) Shifts* 2 per week Varies
Total Field Experience Hours 56 40
Total Training Hours 40
Total Graduation Hours 260 135
Completion certificate from UCLA’s Executive Programs in Health Policy & Management
COPE Connect Membership (1-yr.)
UCLA Lecture 4 hour lecture 1 hour lecture
Skills Workshop (i.e. Suture Clinic)
Capstone Project
Test Prep with The Princeton
(123 Hours)
MCAT Strategy (44 Hours)
CPR Certification (included in
Admissions Workshop
Career Panel
Resume Workshop
Social Activity (Disneyland or
Simulation Lab
Meet and Greet
Boot Camp (additional Skills
Workshop and additional UCLA
Application Fee $30
Tuition Fee Early Bird: $5,500
Regular: $5,750

*Guaranteed shifts refers to the minimum number of shifts a student will be scheduled for during their chosen program based on length. Students may choose to add shifts only if shifts above minimum guaranteed number are available at any given time.

^CPR certification is required for all Health Scholars, but only certain programs include this as part of the tuition.

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