The Georgetown Pre-College Online Program offers flexible, online courses in international relations, law, medical research, politics/government, and entrepreneurship for students ages 13 and older. You will learn through dynamic video featuring Georgetown instructors, be guided by a mentor well-versed in your course subject, and earn a Certificate of Completion...(more)
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Online
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: June, July, August
- Session Length: Two Weeks, Four Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Sub-Categories: Pre-Med, STEM, Career Exploration, Neuroscience, Healthcare
- Selective: No
- Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
- Career Clusters: Health Science
- Credit Awarded: No
For nearly 200 years, Case Western Reserve University has prepared ambitious students for their futures—in that spirit, we offer our pre-college online courses, designed for high school students ages 13 and up. Each course features video lessons by Case Western Reserve instructors, access to mentors, and the opportunity to earn a Certificate of Completion. The program is available year-round, and the online format lets you study anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.
About Case Western Reserve University CWRU is known as one of the country’s premier research institutions, preparing ambitious students for successful futures. The CWRU Pre-College Program courses are 100% online and almost entirely asynchronous, meaning that you can complete the course whenever your schedule allows. There will be about 30 hours of overall course time over two or four weeks, depending on the session you choose, which includes engaging recorded video lessons, unit assignments, and access to your mentor.
New this summer: Enjoy all the features of our courses PLUS live sessions on weekdays. These structured events will include guest speakers, group mentors, and interaction with classmates. To select this option, choose +Live when you apply.
Neuroscience and Medicine: Inside the Brain and Nervous System
Inside the Brain and Nervous System Think of your brain as the command center of your emotions, bodily functions and nervous system. How does it transmit messages to keep everything running? What happens when a neurological disorder appears? What are some of today’s advanced treatments for neurological disorders? These questions are at the heart of neuroscience. In this course, you’ll discover the basics of how neuroscience informs exciting developments in medicine. If you are interested in science, medicine, psychology or other STEM-related subjects, don’t miss this educational adventure. Learn through engaging video lessons by Case Western Reserve University instructors Barbara Kuemerle, PhD, and Ashley Nemes-Baran, PhD.
Cost and Session Information
All course options, whether 2 or 4 weeks, have the identical educational content, learning materials, and number of assignments. The difference in length of course is due to time of year (not amount of instruction). We know the school year keeps you busy, so we’ve made the course longer during that time so that you can get assignments done. Cost: $695 - $995