Pre-Matriculation Program

For current DYC students who wish to successfully matriculate into a health profession program

Are you a full-time D'Youville student who would like to major in a health profession? The Pre-Matriculation Program can help eligible students matriculate into one of six health profession majors or psychology and sociology majors who are interested in pursuing graduate programs in: behavioral health (i.e., clinical or counseling psychology, clinical social work, and/or marriage and family therapy).


  • Through the mandatory Saturday Academy, held on the DYC campus, learn study skills, time management techniques, while honing your leadership skills.
  • Gain knowledge of a variety of health professions careers
  • Stay on track academically, through one-on-one personal mentoring
  • Receive a stipend based on your participation and attendance
  • If needed, gain additional academic assistance in your coursework through personal tutoring

All students in the Pre-Matriculation program complete a total of 120 hours or more in the structured Saturday Academy.

How Do I Apply?

To apply, you must be enrolled as a full-time D'Youville College student, with an intended health professions major.

Be sure to check out the application and admission requirements for this program. 


To learn more, contact Brooke Hopkins.

HCOP is funded by a grant from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions.

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