The Health Sciences Collegiate Academy (HSCA) offers an accelerated, two-year program for incoming 11th graders in Lake County.

Through a partnership with Lake County Schools and Lake-Sumter State College, HSCA offers a one-of-a-kind experience that lets students enroll in college-level courses, and explore a future career in the health sciences field.


Program Path

11th Grade

  • Attend LSSC’s South Lake campus full time as dual enrolled student
  • Participate in observations at Orlando Health South Lake Hospital or AdventHealth Waterman

12th Grade

  • Attend LSSC’s South Lake campus full time as dual enrolled student
  • Participate in job shadowing at Orlando Health South Lake Hospital or AdventHealth Waterman
  • Special recognition of academy completers

Eligibility

11th Grade Enrollment Criteria

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have qualifying scores on the PERT
  • Attend four-day August Orientation
  • Be in good conduct standing

Contact Infomation

South Lake

On Campus By Appointment
Monday:Closed
Tuesday:10:00am – 12:00pm
Wednesday:Closed
Thursday: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Friday – Sunday:Closed
Remote
Monday– Friday:8:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday – Sunday:Closed

Email: hsca@lssc.edu
Phone: (352) 536-2228
Location: Science-Health Partnership Building
Way(s) to Contact: Email
Website: lssc.edu/HSCA