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|Location||Hall of Science (HSCI)
|Office Hours||Mon-Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm
(closed 1 hour for lunch)
|Mailing Address||Health Professions Advising Office
California State University
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
The Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO) provides a wide range of advising and support services designed to meet the needs of CSULB students as they navigate through the often-complex process of preparation and application to professional school. HPAO serves students interested in pursuing graduate level health professions including medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, veterinary, physician assistant, physical therapy, graduate nursing, and public health. Our office is located in the Jensen Student Access to Science (SAS) and Mathematics Center. Please visit or contact the office to schedule an advising appointment. We look forward to helping you achieve your academic and career goals!
HPAO has hired a new Health Professions Advisor, Lyndsey McKinley! During this transition, our appointment times will be limited, but we thank you in advance for your patience. We look forward to working with you!
Spring Semester: Walk-in hours, Wednesdays 1-3pm.
There will be no walk-in hours April 2nd
To make an appointment, contact Lyndsey directly. Appointment times are saved for applicants at this point. Other questions can be addressed through email, our spring workshops, and weekly walk-in hours.
Thank you for your interest in Post-baccalaureate study at California State University, Long Beach. Post-baccalaureate students who wish to complete the prerequisites for a health profession program can declare a second bachelor's degree. Visit Enrollment Services for admission deadlines.
If you wish to take a few courses but do not want to pursue a second degree as a CSULB student, you may enroll in courses through the College of Continuing and Professional Education, which allows non-matriculated students to enroll in courses with the permission of the instructor through “Open University”. For information, visit the Open University website.
The annual “Guiding the Health Professions Student” workshop for counselors was Friday, February 21st, 2014 from 8:30am-3:00pm.
Objective: To provide community college counselors with information that will assist them as they provide academic and career guidance for students who plan to enter the health professions.
Workshop Sponsors: This workshop is funded in part by a grant from The California Wellness Foundation and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at California State University, Long Beach.
2014 Electronic Resource Binder: Health Professions Resources (please use the table of contents links to navigate).