PACE Pre-Freshman Accelerated Curriculum in Engineering

Summer 2019 | June 23 - July 26, 2019

PACE is a five week comprehensive and intense summer program that gives students a significant advantage in both academic and personal development. Academically, the program reinforces fundamental subject matter that will increase the probability of a successful freshman year. Students will take Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and Computer Science. Also, students will take part in a research rotation and participate in a science fair. This on-campus program also allows students to become acclimated to college life, bond with professors, peers, tutors and instructors.

PACE Objectives

  • Prepare students for the Morgan State University's Placement Test.
  • Provide students with accelerated learning of pre-calculus in order to become calculus ready.
  • Provide the students the opportunity to conduct and analyze experiments.
  • Improve students' communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Develop appropriate study skills, strategies, and habits for success in an engineering major.
  • Develop students' higher order thinking skills (e.g. analysis, synthesis and evaluation).
  • Develop students' ability to draw reasonable inferences from observation.
  • Develop students' ability to work in a team environment.


  • Upload photo of applicant.
  • Upload short essay explaining why you want to participate in the PACE program.
  • Upload two recommendation letters (one must be from an educator at your high school).
  • Upload high school transcript including classes taken through December 2018.
  • The PACE Program has a program fee of $950 in addition to the non-refundable application fee of $50. Payment options will be provided in the near future. Applicants will be notified of payment procedure.

Application Fee

In order to be considered for acceptance, applicants must pay a $50 non-refundable application fee. The application fee is NOT part of the program fee. They are two separate fees.

Applicant Name

Program Fee

Congratulations to the students accepted to PACE 2019. Only AFTER you have received your acceptance confirmation email, please submit the program fee of $950 here. The program fee is NOT part of the application fee. They are two separate fees.

Applicant Name

Contact information:

Dr. Carl White, ATMO/PACE 2019 Director

Apply Now : Deadline June 1, 2019

Login : Application Update

If you've previously applied to this year's PACE program and wish to make updates to your application, click here to login.

Employee Application

If you're interested in working with ATMO as an employee of the PACE program, download and save a copy of this employee application form to your computer. Fill it out and send the completed form via email to

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