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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Allied Health important?

The field of Allied Health is one that is rapidly expanding in the United States and in Southern California. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 17 of the top 30 fastest growing occupations are in the health-related professions. Additionally, the BLS projects that health care employment will increase by an average of 22% over the next 10 years, which is almost double the rate of other industries.

The two leading healthcare trends in the United States are the increase in the aging population and the epidemic of obesity. These two trends will influence health care for the next generation and we seek to be strategically positioned to help train future healthcare providers.

What is the Admissions process for the College of Health Science?

The College of Health Science does not have a special admissions process but follows the application requirements provided by the Office of Admissions. You can find more information for applying to California Baptist University by clicking here.

Once you have been accepted as a student at California Baptist University, you can declare one of the many majors within the College of Health Science as your choice of study.

How do I complete an internship, field experience, or a clinical practicum?

For answers related to the clinical practicum process, please read these additional Clinical Practicum Frequently Asked Questions.

Are there scholarships available for students within the College of Health Science?

Yes. The College of Health Science is proud to offer scholarships to our students. Applications for scholarships are made available in March and are due April 1 of each spring semester. Students who apply and are selected will receive their scholarship for the following academic year.

Requirements for scholarship eligibility:

  • Student must be enrolled and in good standing with the University.
  • Student must have a declared major within the College of Health Science
  • Undergraduate applicants must have demonstrated academic success through the completion of a minimum of 15 credits in residence at the University, at least 6 units of which are requirements for a College of Allied Health major, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of 15 units per semester (9 units for graduate students) and enrollment must include a minimum of 2 courses per semester that are listed in the University catalog as required courses for a major in the College of Allied Health.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or eligible non-citizen.
  • Student must demonstrate excellence in academics, community involvement, extra curricular, and purpose and vision.

More questions?

Contact the College of Health Science 

3532 Monroe Avenue, A4, Riverside, CA 92506

(951) 343-4619