Summer Careers Academy

The Summer Careers Academy is presented by South Carolina AHEC in collaboration with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Colleges of Dental Medicine, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and the MUSC Library.

The Academy is a one-week summer program designed to help underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students prepare for entry into health professions programs in South Carolina.

The Summer Careers Academy supports students' career goals by helping them understand:

  • Health professions opportunities
  • Admission requirements for graduate health professions programs
  • Financial assistance resources
  • Academic success skills
  • Professional techniques and hands-on skills workshops
  • Educational/professional opportunities

Please note that applicants must complete an online application ( 


To submit application packets or receive additional information, please contact: 

Paula M. Jones, MBA, BHS, 
Health Careers Program Director
South Carolina AHEC Program Office 
1 South Park Circle, Suite 203 Charleston, SC 29407
Phone: 843-792-4443
Fax: 843-792-4430