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What We Do

The Allied Health Academy works with junior and senior high school students in the Anaheim Union School District and is coordinated through OCAPICA’s HAPI-YEP Program.

OCAPICA HAPI-YEP

The HAPI-YEP aims to address health concerns and improve higher educational access for Asian and Pacific Islander and other students at Magnolia High School. Through the HAPI-YEP after-school program, students are provided:

  • Health and Life Skills Workshops
  • Tutoring and Mentorship
  • College Preparation and Academic Advisement
  • Leadership Development

For more information – check out: http://hapiyep.wordpress.com.

Medical Careers Course

Coordinated through the North Orange County Regional Occupational Program, students learn about health careers, medical terminology, and applicable skills for the health field.

Summer Activities

In collaboration with GEAR UP, we host a summer program. Check back for updates on how to sign up.

Program Details

Curriculum

Benefits

Eligibility

High School Summer Bridge Program

AUHSD seniors admitted to CSUF and Cypress College can participate in a 6-week summer bridge program to prepare for college.

Program Details
Make your transition into CSUF or Cypress College a smoother one!

Curriculum

Benefits

  • Stipend ($)
  • Study skills
  • Meet new people (other freshmen, current students, faculty members)

Eligibility
In addition to being eligible for the Allied Health Academy, students graduating from an AUHSD school must be accepted into CSUF or Cypress College.

Application
To join the summer bridge program, you must submit an application. Check back for updates on the application.

The Allied Health Academy works with community college students at Cypress College. Stay tuned for details.

Community College Mentorship

Navigate through your transfer journey with guidance from faculty and student mentors.

Program Details

How do you navigate transfering when you're the first in your family to do so? You're not alone! We connect you to our faculty mentors and a cohort of like-minded peers. Get advice on how to balance school, family, and work commitments with cultural expectations.

Curriculum

Benefits

  • Learn from others' experiences
  • Get inspired by role models
  • Meet others with similar interests

Eligibility

Exclusively for Allied Health Academy members at Cypress College.

Community College Summer Bridge Program

Cypress College students admitted to CSUF can participate in a 6-week summer bridge program to prepare for college. Check back for updates on how to sign up.

Allied Health Academy works with students from all majors at California State University, Fullerton to help you study, explore, connect, prepare, and get ready for graduate programs and careers in allied health.

Undergraduate Mentorship

Navigate through your college, graduate school, and career journey with guidance from faculty and student mentors.

Program Details

How do you navigate higher education and a graduate-level career when you're the first in your family to do so? You're not alone! We connect you to our faculty mentors and a cohort of like-minded peers. Get advice on how to balance school, family, and work commitments with cultural expectations.

Curriculum

Benefits

  • Learn from others' experiences
  • Get inspired by role models
  • Meet others with similar interests

Eligibility

Exclusively for Allied Health Academy members at CSUF.

Internship

Gain hands on experience in allied health through research and professional internships with stipends.

Program Details
Get experience in allied health! Each competitive internship is 120 hours during one semester.

Internship experiences will vary based on students’ interests and internship availability. For example, interns may be out in the field assisting with outreach and education for a community-based organization. Or interns may assist with on-campus research under a faculty member to gain skills in data analysis (qualitative, quantitative, or spatial), writing sections of a manuscript, or translating materials for an intervention. All internships will align with the Allied Health Academy’s priority fields of rehabilitation therapy, mental health, and public health. Interns will meet throughout the semester.

Deliverables

  • Memorandum of Understanding
  • Work Plan
  • Monthly status report
  • Blogs
  • Final reflection
  • Poster presentation or video
  • E-Portfolio
  • Internship evaluation
These deliverables are in addition to the work tasks to be compelted during the internship.

Benefits
$1000 stipend per semester

Eligibility
Exclusively for Allied Health Academy members at CSUF.

Application
You must submit an application for the internship. Email Erin Manalo at emanalo@fullerton.edu to learn more.

Career Exploration Events

The Allied Health Academy hosts field trips and panels to expose students to allied health careers.

Program Details
Activities, such as field trips, guest speakers, professional panels, or graduate student panels, take place monthly.

Curriculum

  • Allied health careers
  • Rehabilitation therapy careers
  • Public health careers
  • Mental health careers

Benefits

  • Learn about careers
  • Get inspired by role models
  • Meet others with similar interests

Eligibility
All Allied Health Academy members and guests may attend career exploration events.

Allied Health Advising

Get allied health advising to help you prepare for graduate school prerequisites.

Program Details
Each Allied Health Academy member must create an academic plan.

Meet with our academic advisor at least once a semester to stay on track with prerequisites for graduate school.

Curriculum
N/A

Benefits

  • Know what courses to take and when to take them
  • Gain access to additional academic support when needed

Eligibility
All Allied Health Academy members and guests may receiving advising.

Allied Health Careers Course

KNES 201 Introduction to the Health Professions, a 1-unit course offered during Spring 2016, is designed to expose students to allied health and prepare academically for their desired career path. KNES 201 will be offered every Fall Semester, starting Fall 2016.

Program Details
Through KNES 201, students will learn why changing demographics require a new health workforce, explore a variety of health careers, navigate educational and professional requirements, and gain additional sources for academic and careers success.

Register for KNES 201:

KNES201

Benefits

  • Learn about different career paths in health
  • Create your own 4-year academic plan
  • Get admissions guidance from grad school reps
  • Find out what jobs are like through activities and guest speakers
  • Know why changing demographics demand workers like you

Eligibility
Open to any CSUF undergraduate student.

Graduate School Readiness

Find out what it takes to be a competitive applicant for graduate school through workshops and application assistance.

Program Details
Each Allied Health Academy student must complete the graduate school readiness workshop series before graduating. Each workshop is offered at least once during the academic year. The GRE Prep Course is offered through CSUF University Extended Education.

Curriculum

  • Researching graduate programs
  • GRE prep
  • Personal statement
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resumes and how to fill them
  • Financial aid

Benefits

  • Learn about the different application components for graduate programs
  • Improve your application
  • Get free GRE prep course ($)

Eligibility
For workshops, preference given to Allied Health Academy members, but, if space permits, can be attended by any CSUF undergraduate student. Funding is only available for Allied Health Academy members. Additional applications are required for the GRE prep course.

Undergraduate Summer Activities

We host summer activities to keep students engaged. Check back for updates on how to sign up.

Program Details

Curriculum

Benefits

Eligibility

Undergraduate Summer Bridge Program

CSUF students admitted to our linkage programs can participate in a 4-week summer bridge program to prepare for graduate school.

Program Details
Make your transition into graduate school a smoother one!

Summer Bridge Programs to linkage partner schools will begin Summer 2017.

Curriculum

Benefits

  • Stipend ($)
  • Study skills
  • Meet new people (other new graduate students, current students, faculty members)


In addition to being eligible for the Allied Health Academy, students must be accepted into a linkage partner program.


To join the summer bridge program, you must submit an application. Check back for updates on the application.

Allied Health Academy works with students from all majors at California State University, Fullerton to help you study, explore, connect, prepare, and get ready for graduate programs and careers in allied health.

Western University Doctor of Physical Therapy

Western University of Health Sciences’ Doctor of Physical Therapy

CSUDH MS in Occupational Therapy

CSU Dominguez Hills’s Master of Science in Occupation Therapy

CSUF MA in Communicative Disorders

CSUF’s Master of Arts in Communicative Disorders

CSUF MS in Counseling

CSUF’s Master of Science in Counseling program

CSUF Master of Social Work

CSUF’s Master of Social Work program

CSUF Master of Public Health

CSUF’s Master of Public Health program offers concentrations in environmental /occupational health, gerontology, and health promotion.

UCI Master of Public Health

University of California, Irvine’s Master of Public Health program offers concentrations in environmental health, epidemiology, and sociocultural diversity.

Graduate Summer Bridge Program

CSUF students admitted to our linkage programs can participate in a 4-week summer bridge program to prepare for graduate school.

Program Details
Make your transition into graduate school a smoother one!

Summer Bridge Programs to linkage partner schools will begin Summer 2017.

Curriculum

Benefits

  • Stipend ($)
  • Study skills
  • Meet new people (other new graduate students, current students, faculty members)

Eligibility
In addition to being eligible for the Allied Health Academy, students must be accepted into a linkage partner program.

Application
To join the summer bridge program, you must submit an application. Check back for updates on the application.

 

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