Students in simulation room

Health Professions Exploration Program

July 9-14 & 23-28, 2023

Health Professions Exploration Program LogoThe Health Professions Exploration Program is a week-long program designed for incoming (2023-2024) high school juniors and seniors who are interested in a career helping others through the health care industry. Participants will come to Meet, Explore and Experience a variety of health care professions and academic programs with a small cohort of like-minded high school students.




As part of the program, students will:


  • Other high school students interested in a health care career.
  • K-State alumni currently enrolled in professional school or working in the area as heath care professionals.
  • K-State faculty with expertise in areas of human health.
  • Current K-State students pursuing a career as a health care professional.
  • K-State health professions advisors.


  • A variety of professions that focus on human health including areas such as health care providers, food safety experts, public health professionals, illness and disease researchers and more.
  • Academic programs that focus on human health and prepare students to become successful health care professionals.
  • How professions focused on health care work together to provide a holistic approach to their patients and clients.
  • Professional school applications and how to become a competitive applicant.


  • Living on campus in the residence halls.
  • Hands-on activities that explore the different areas of health care.
  • All that K-State has to offer!

Program registration is open to 20 students and spots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Full payment is due at the time of registration to reserve your spot.

For more information:

Registration for the Health Professions Exploration Program in 2023 is now open!

Register for July 9
Register for July 23

If you are unable to register for the 2023 sessions and would like to be notified about information for 2024, please join our interest list.

*Submitting information on the interest list does not guarantee registration spots. Those on the list will be contacted about the Health Professions Exploration Program as it becomes available.