The Michigan Health Sciences Career Development Academy

The Michigan Health Sciences Career Development Academy is an 8-week preparatory residential program for students applying to medical school. The academy focuses on preparing students for the extensive process of applying and gaining admission to medical school. 

Program Dates:

Online MCAT coursework begins: May 24, 2020
On campus CDA experience begins:  June 7, 2020
End Date:  August 1, 2020


  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a valid U.S. social security number
  • Be a current junior up to a college graduate
  • Must have a minimum cumulative and science GPA of 3.2

Student Receives

  • $3,200 stipend
  • Room and board 
  • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) preparation (160 instruction hours and 300+ study hours)
  • American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) preparation services
  • Mock interviews and physician shadowing experiences 
  • Leadership, professional development, and health disparities workshops


February 3, 2020

More Information or to Apply

Sponsor Levels

Presenting Sponsors: $25,000

Title Sponsors: $15,000

Champion Sponsors: $10,000

Benefactor Sponsors: $5,000

Individual Title Sponsors: $1,500

Individual Champion Sponsors: $1,000

Table Sponsors: $2,750

Ticket(s): $275, $500 or $1000 each per person (depending on level)

Individual Tickets for students: $275, $500 or $1000 each per person (depending on level)