Health Career Enrichment and Pipeline Programs

Medical Cooperative Program (MEDCORP)

The Medical Cooperative Program provides college students with an intense, comprehensive program of study for the MCAT/DAT admission exams. Kaplan-trained instructors lead students though a course of study intended to reinforce students' knowledge of chemistry, physics, and biological sciences. A verbal reasoning section is also included. Students participate in clinical preceptorships with community and/ or UMMC physicians designed to provide them with a meaningful health care professional shadowing experience.

Application instructions

  • Complete the Program Application
  • Submit three (3) letters of recommendation.
  • Submit official transcripts sent by your high school or university with ACT scores.
  • Contact Dr. Gaarmel Funches at (601) 984-1336 with any inquiries.

For more information

  • Dr. Gaarmel Funches
    Director, Community Education and Outreach
    Office of Health Careers Opportunity
    2500 N. State St.
    Jackson, MS 39216-4505
    (601) 984-1336