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 a new student Friday and/or 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:  April 1st, 2014.
However, additional applications will be accepted until April 30, 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