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Info Session - Earn Your Bachelor's in Allied Health at Cañada

The San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) is partnering with National University to offer students an opportunity to complete a bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in Allied Health on the Cañada College campus. Graduates of this degree program are prepared to... assume supervisory, management, or educational positions in the healthcare field.

National University will offer, through a combination of hybrid and online classroom formats, the 17 upper division courses required for the degree. Each course will meet for 4.5 hours one day a week for 4 weeks at Cañada College, with additional online class time. The program will begin this summer, with the first cohort of 15 participants.

National University will provide SMCCCD students and alumni who participate in the program with a 10% tuition discount. Additionally, as a community college student, you may qualify for two National University scholarships. Please contact Caitlin Valdez, financial aid advisor for National University, for more information, at: 408-236-1125 or cvaldez@nu.edu.

To participate in the program you must be or have been enrolled at SMCCCD with a minimum GPA of 2.0. You should be close to earning or have earned an associate degree in Allied Health, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Health Sciences, Medical Assisting, Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, or Surgical Technology.

To learn more about this wonderful opportunity to advance your career through a B.S. in Allied Health, please come to an information session on May 8, 2012 from 6 to 8 PM at Cañada College, Building 6, Room 112. Please contact Denise Cardoza, director of student services for National University, at 408-236-1105 or dcardoza@nu.edu to indicate your interest in attending this information session.

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