Pipeline programs

Pipeline programs

The Virginia Commonwealth University Health Sciences and Health Careers Pipeline features programs that are offered to students from elementary school all the way through the post-baccalaureate level. Each and every program in the VCU Pipeline offers unique and interesting experiences.

While each program has its own distinct goals and benefits for students, all the programs aim to:

  • Educate and excite students about careers in the health sciences
  • Provide resources to strengthen students’ academic skills in math, science and verbal and written communication
  • Ensure informed decision-making while pursuing the health career of their choice

All students considering applying to a VCU Pipeline program are encouraged to learn about the program and specific benefits through research on this Web site and by contacting program staff directly.

Elementary/Middle School
Jump Rope to Stethoscope
Lobs & Lessons
High School
Health Sciences Academy
Dental Career Exploration Program
Dental Hygiene Career Exploration Program
Jump Rope to Stethoscope
Project ACEe
VCU Dental Scholars
Academic and Clinical Skills Symposium
Summer Academic Enrichment Program (SAEP)
Health Professions Career Exploration at VCU
VCU Acceleration
Research Programs
Health Disparities Research Experience
Honors Freshman Research Institute
Honors Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity
Post-baccalaureate Research Experience Program (PREP)
Short-term Educator Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP)

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