Mentor Director: Gail Samdperil, EdD, ATC

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Dr. Gail Samdperil joined the Online Prerequisites Program in 2022. She has spent the past 24 years at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT.  Between 2014-2021, she served as a clinical associate professor and the Associate Dean of the College of Health Profession. In addition, Dr. Samdperil served as the program director of the graduate athletic training professional program and an academic advisor to undergraduate and graduate students. In her role as Associate Dean, Dr. Samdperil developed and implemented programs targeting student success and student engagement. Her areas of contemporary expertise are in leadership, cultural competence, and professional development. She currently serves on national committees for the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education and the Board of Certification.

Expert Faculty

Courses are taught by practicing clinicians and researchers with firsthand knowledge of how basic sciences and other critical skills required for admission to graduate school are used in clinical practice and research.

Healthcare Emphasis

You will read, analyze, discuss, and apply real-world, health-related challenges critical for success in graduate school. The 6,000+ students who have taken our online prerequisites consistently thank us for that preparation.

High Quality Labs

When you enroll in one of our remote labs for science prerequisites, you will conduct experiments specifically geared for graduate school in the health professions – each of which is designed to be safely completed at home.

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As a future Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, it was crucial to not only get a great education, but to be able to apply it in the healthcare setting as well. MGH IHP interprofessional focus allowed me to learn and apply my knowledge to my future career in healthcare.

2021 Online Prerequisite Student

Take the next step toward graduate school in the health professions.