Frequently Asked Questions


How many students are admitted and how often?

30 students are admitted every Spring. The application period for admission to the Health Science program is September 1st to November 1st of each year for Spring Session entry into the program.

What requirements need to be met to apply?

You need to complete the 7 prequisites, at least 60 semester units of baccalaureate-level transferable college credit, at least half of the University’s General Education breadth requirements, including college-level Oral Communication, English composition, statistics, and critical thinking, with a grade of C- or better and have an overall grade point average of 2.00 or better

How do I apply?

Complete and submit a preadmission form with unofficial transcripts to the Health Science Director at You will then be given a permission code to apply online via Cal State Apply. To complete the process you will need to pay submit official transcripts from each college attended and a $70 Application Fee (Made payable to Stanislaus State).

Am I part of Stanislaus State?

As a student in the Health Science program you are admitted to the Stanislaus State system and must adhere to all university and program policies. Once course work is completed you are eligible to graduate with your Bachelor of Science in Health Science. Commencement occurs every Spring. We encourage all of our students to participate in the graduation commencement.

How and where are courses delivered?

A: The Stanislaus State Health Science program is a full time 18month program. Students complete the major in nine consecutive 8-week sessions starting in the Spring. The program is delivered as a Hybrid program with some fully face-to-face, fully online and hybrid courses. Face to Face and Hybrid courses are delivered on the Stockton campus two evenings per week from 5-10pm.

What does this degree prepare me for?

A: The Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree completion program is designed to prepare graduates to take their place in the workforce as middle managers in a variety of healthcare settings and/or to pursue graduate work in public health, health psychology, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc…