Health Careers Institute for High School Students

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The 2022 Health Careers Institute for high school students  is a free educational opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to explore a variety of health professions. 

Health Careers Institute

Forty-eight high school juniors and seniors will be selected through an application process.  Applications can be downloaded below and are due May 1. 

The Health Careers Institute for High School Students will be a live, in-person learning event on the Midwestern University campus.

PLEASE NOTE: Students must wear masks while on campus. All participants must submit proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 or a negative PCR test 48 hours before the event. Depending on possible changes in COVID-19 protocols, this event could change to a virtual or hybrid format if necessary.

Want to see what you can expect from the Health Careers Institute? Check out this video:

Featured professions include:

  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Pharmacy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dental Medicine
  • Perfusion/Cardiovascular Science
  • Podiatric Medicine
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Precision Medicine
  • Public Health
  • Graduate Nursing Practice

For event related questions, please contact the MWU Office of Communications at 623.572.3353 or email

The Health Careers Institute for High School Students is funded as a result of generous financial support from BHHS Legacy Foundation, which is an Arizona charitable organization whose philanthropic mission is to enhance the quality of life and health of those it serves.

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