Academic Services

For HCOP students pursuing medicine, dentistry or pharmacy, a unique program is offered at the upper division level. Eligible HCOP students can apply to the Pre-medical and Health Scholars Program, a strand specifically focused on preparing students for health professional school (medical, pharmacy, dentistry).

Services include health professional school application seminars, a site visit to UCSF Schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry and Medicine, a Great Valley tour to learn about local health disparities, networking experiences, mentoring opportunities and an MCAT/DAT preparation course.

For more information, contact the HCOP office at (559) 241-7670





What do you get as an HCOP student?


HCOP students at Fresno State receive additional program support throughout their undergraduate studies.  These include:

•     Priority enrollment in selected math and science courses*

•     Specific advising to students pursuing health careers

•     A six week clinical and community summer program

•     Individual and group tutorials for math and science core classes

•     Field trips to health professions schools and pre-health conferences

•     MCAT, DAT, and GRE courses for preparation for professional school

•     Assistance with your health professional school application




NOW OPEN: Health Career Connection (HCC)’s paid summer internship program

Application for the program closes February 9, 2015

Click here for more information on how to apply


More links for this program:

UCSF School of Medicine UCSF School of Pharmacy UCSF School of Pharmacy