Allied Health, Physical Education, and Athletics Division

The Allied Health, Physical Education & Athletics Division is committed to the health and well-being of our students and the community. The nursing and allied health programs educate and train professionals to serve the health care needs of our region. The health, physical education and athletics departments promote fitness and health for all of our students. All departments are focused on providing opportunities for career and academic success for all students.  

Refer to important information detailing pre-requisite and admission criteria for allied health programs. Additional courses may be taken for general interest and/or degree requirements.


Allied Health

Registered Nursing

Physical Education


  • 21 Intercollegiate Men's and Women's Teams


The Dental Hygiene program provides services to the community through regularly scheduled dental hygiene clinics. The Registered Nursing Skills Lab uses high fidelity simulation for student skills training. The division provides computer labs, library resources and tutorial services to support student success.


Student Nurses Association

Learn More About Us

  • Attend one of our Allied Health and Nursing Information Sessions. (see schedule below).
  • Take a look at specific programs to meet your educational goals.
  • Attend a RN Readiness Workshop to better understand the Registered Nursing program requirements and lottery process (see schedule below).
  • Meet with an Allied Health counselor to discuss Nursing and Allied Health degrees and certificates.  See links below to schedule your appointment online or call the APA division office at 559.244.2604.

Upcoming Allied Health & Nursing Information Sessions

Date Day Time Location
June 12, 2019 Wednesday 5:00-6:00 p.m. Health Science Building
July 9, 2019 Tuesday 5:00-6:00 p.m. Health Science Building

Upcoming RN Readiness Workshops

Date Day Time Location
June 12, 2019 Wednesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. Health Science Building
July 9, 2019 Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m. Health Science Building


First Year

First or Second Semester

If you are still completing your first or second semester, meet with a general counselor.



Schedule General Counseling Appointment

Second year

Third semester or more

If you have completed two semesters and have attended the Allied Health & Nursing Information Session, make an appointment with an Allied Health counselor to create a Student Education Plan.


Schedule Allied Health Counselor Appointment