Allied Health Learning Community

The Allied Health Learning Community is a structured pathway with guaranteed enrollment in the course sections you need to complete the prerequisites for our allied health programs:

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Registered Nursing
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Assisting
  • Vocational Nursing

The program is also designed to help you earn an Associate of Science Degree.  Most of the units earned will transfer to a four year college!

Who is Eligible for the Program?

High school graduates between the ages of 18-20 who are interested in a career in health care.

Students must complete the following:

  1. Apply to Enroll as a student in Sacramento City College
  2. Complete the online orientation
  3. Attend an SCC Senior Saturday and complete the Reading, writing and math assessments
  4. Complete the AHLC online application (which will require attaching your Los Rios assessment results)

Application Deadline

Priority Deadline:  March 1st, 2015.
However, additional applications will be accepted until April 1st, 2014 or until all seats in the program are filled.

Applicant Requirements

  • A high school GPA of 2.0 or better
  • Completed Algebra 2 (Intermediate Algebra) in high school with a grade of “C” or better
  • Completed English 12 in high school with grade of “C” or better
  • Assessed into Math 100 or higher through the Los Rios Assessment process
  • Assessed into English Reading 310 or higher through the Los Rios Assessment process
  • Assessed into English Writing 101 or higher through the Los Rios Assessment process