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Pre-College Programs

Summer at Hopkins offers rigorous and active-learning experiences designed to expand your mind. Led by innovative and dedicated Hopkins instructors, these programs will help you connect with like-minded peers from around the world and enhance your college application. Undergraduate courses from the Summer Term are also available if pre-requisites are met.

Summer at Hopkins HOP Online

Pre-College Programs Online

HOP Online and join fellow students and faculty in these 2-week asynchronous programs. Interactive and flexibly-designed to meet today’s needs, you can select any combination of these programs, each available over three sessions this summer. Each offering has an all-inclusive rate of $1,500 USD and five of the six programs offer academic credit as well.

Session 1 June 22 – July 3, 2020
Session 2 July 6 – July 17, 2020
Session 3 July 20 – July 31, 2020

Tuition: $1,500
Fees: $0.00
Academic Credit: 1
Certificate of Completion: Yes

Course Description:
The 2-week course is designed to engage bright high school students who are interested in medicine. Taught and guided by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty and post-doctoral fellows, students will learn basic knowledge and techniques related to surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine, and biomedical science by participating in interactive lectures and labs.
Tuition: $1,500
Fees: $0.00
Academic Credit: 1
Certificate of Completion: Yes

Course Description:
An understanding of physiology is an invaluable part of any budding physician, scientist, or healthcare provider’s repertoire. In this course students will discover classical anatomy and physiology of the human body. This course will cover the topics that include: nervous, muscular, cardiopulmonary, renal, digestive, & immune systems and learn how it effects health and disease. In addition to classroom study, students will be challenged to synthesize their newfound knowledge by participating in interactive activities. Students who wish to pursue biomedical and scientific studies in the future will utilize the knowledge of the basic physiological processes learned in this course and will influence student’s future exploration of the field.
Tuition: $1,500
Fees: $0.00
Academic Credit: 1
Certificate of Completion: Yes

Course Description:
In this program, students will focus on strengths and limitations of psychological methods employed by forensic professionals who assist police in criminal investigations. Clinical cases of serial offenders, spree killers, disgruntled employees, and terrorists will be studied. Legal and ethical issues will be explored, including racial profiling, profiling vs. pathway to violence methodology, and other controversies.
Tuition: $1,500
Fees: $0.00
Academic Credit: 1
Certificate of Completion: Yes

Course Description:
The neurobiology program provides the foundation for advanced study of neuroscience in research and medicine. Curriculum will cover university-level cellular, network, and behavioral neurobiology using engaging evidence-based educational models that encourage enthusiasm and uninhibited critical thought. Additional emphasis will be placed on familiarizing learners with laboratory and research methods to prepare students for a career in science. There are no prerequisites, but a background in biology is helpful.
Tuition: $1,500
Fees: $0.00
Academic Credit: 1
Certificate of Completion: Yes

Course Description:
We are in the midst of a global pandemic that has shifted the ways in which we move world and interact with others around the world. It is more important than ever to have a deeper understanding of how outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics have evolved through reviewing select communicable (COVID-19, Ebola, Zyka, and HIV) and non-communicable (diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease, injury, and mental health) diseases in public health around the world. We will review the global burden of these diseases and the various forms of prevention efforts undertaken by global and national organizations.
Tuition: $1,500
Fees: $0.00
Academic Credit: 0
Certificate of Completion: Yes

Course Description:
This course will kick-off a student’s college searches to find the right fit or work to refine their selection criteria. With insider tips from Johns Hopkins students, admissions staff, financial aid, and student life personnel, you will gather vital information, not only about what makes a successful admission at a highly selective college but also about how to select the right college for you. The Johns Hopkins College Preparatory program will help you:
  • develop a balanced college list
  • research academic fit at target colleges & universities
  • understand the steps in the admissions process
  • gain mastery and confidence in test-taking
  • explore the elements of a strong personal statement
  • learn about college resources for success
Students will gain a better understanding of the college application process, a stronger sense of who they are as a student, and what is most appealing to a student in terms of college selection. Finally, students will hone the skills they will need to succeed in college and beyond.

On-Campus

Programs & Courses for Pre-College Programs

Summer Intensive

Discover Hopkins! Discover our signature, hands-on programs, highlighting what makes Johns Hopkins great. Fast-paced, all day courses, expose you to the latest developments in medicine, science, technology, brain sciences, and much more!

Length

2 weeks

Students

Domestic or International (Residential and Commuter)

Tuition

$3820 to $5830

Residency

Homewood Campus

Summer Academy

Find your path to excellence! Many of these two-week credit classes feature interdisciplinary approaches to medicine, sciences, technology, and the humanities.

Length

2 weeks

Students

Domestic and International (Residential and Commuter)

Tuition

$3820 to $5300

Residency

Homewood Campus

Summer Institute

Classes for one week, knowledge for a lifetime. We can’t make summer longer, but we can make it worth your while. With one-week institute courses at Johns Hopkins University, take advantage of practical, hands-on learning that will add appeal to your college application.

Length

One Week

Students

Domestic and International (Residential and Commuter)

Residency

Homewood Campus