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Teacher Education (TE)
CHAMPS (Careers in Health and Medical Professions)


Summer Session
June 16-27 2014

Program Overview

The CHAMPS program is an academically enriching and personally rewarding experience that introduces high school students to a wide variety of high-wage, high-skills careers in health and medicine. It seeks to improve their knowledge and understanding in Science and Mathematics, enhance the regional health science education pipeline, and transition a greater number of high school students into pre-professional health career programs in college. An important aspect of this program is introducing students to health professions early in their academic career through authentic learning experiences and professionals in the field.

Our curriculum is multidisciplinary and promotes problem solving by completing hands-on research activities and projects. These experiences transform students into medical detectives, challenging them to explore health and disease using CSU’s research laboratories, equipment, and resources. Students engage in learning opportunities with CSU students & faculty, medical Doctors, and other healthcare professionals.

Four unique yet interrelated purposes drive the CHAMPS program. Specifically, the CHAMPS program seeks to:

  • deliver an academically enriching two-week summer institute anchored in science and mathematics,
  • increase awareness of health careers,
  • enhance academic skills with particular emphasis on deep learning, and
  • improve 21st century skills.

The Summer Institute occurs on the CSU campus in mid-June, is open to Cleveland residence and 1st ring suburb high school students of Cleveland, and is offered at no cost through the generous support of the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. Lastly, we offer four (4) follow up activities for all participants during the school year. .


Dr. Robert Ferguson
Goals of the program

Build awareness of medical and health careers,
Increase knowledge in the sciences and math,
Enhance readiness for college, and
Sharpen personal skills for the 21st century

Application information

All the information about application is available in the application packet.
If you are returning, it is not necessary to complete another application. Instead, please use the Reapply Letter Form








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Contact

Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Education and Human Services
Teacher Education
2121 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 302
Cleveland, OH 44115

Campus Location
2485 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 302
Phone: 216-687-4600
Fax: 216-687-5379

Program Director
Robert Ferguson
Tel: (216) 687-5240
Email: r.l.ferguson1@csuohio.edu

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