Health Scholar

Program Options

Application and Enrollment Process


The Health Scholar Program provides a 30-40 hour quality educational experience in combination with hands-on involvement, allowing participants to become part of the patient care team and assist with direct patient care. Scholars shift alongside nurses, physicians, allied health professionals and administrators while rotating through inpatient, outpatient and administrative settings.

COPE Health Scholar offers a number of programs that fit any stage in your journey towards becoming a healthcare professional.

Program Options

Make a difference in the lives of patients and become an integral part of the patient care team! Learn more about which opportunity may be right for you by exploring our program offerings below. Click on program titles for more information and to apply.

Eligibility criteria: For specific eligibility criteria, refer to each program description.


Age 16-17

Age 18+

Age 18+

Age 18+

Age 18+

Click on program titles
for more info ►

Junior Health Scholar


Summer Intensive Health Scholar

Pre-Health Professions Scholar*


Hours Requirement
(4 hour shifts)

1-3 per week

1-6 per week

5-6 per week

2 per week

2 per week

Educational Training Hours






UCLA Lectures






Suture Clinic



Capstone Project



Career Panel




Skill-Based Workshops




Admissions Workshop




Exam Prep Course




GRE with The Princeton Review

MCAT with The Princeton Review

California locations only





Personal Statement Workshop





Simulation Lab





Hospital Tour






Regular $225
Accelerated $495

Regular $225
Fast Track $395
Accelerated $495

8 weeks
Early Bird $995

8 weeks
Early Bird $1895

8 weeks
Early Bird $4995

*Optional Housing & Transportation (Pre-Health Professions and Pre-Med Scholars only): Los Angeles: $5200; Orange County: $5000; Seattle: $5000
►Are you studying outside the US? Check out our International Health Scholar programs!
►Are you a High School student (14+) interested in pursuing a career in healthcare? Check out our 5-day Pre-College Health Scholar program!

Application and Enrollment Process

Step 1: Complete an online application.

Step 2: Interview with a member of our Health Scholar team.

Step 3: Complete a background check.

Step 4: Schedule a clearance appointment.

Step 5: Pay your tuition.

Step 6: Train and pass exams.

Step 7: Start the program!


For Questions

For questions or application support, contact:
(213) 542-2250