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Experts: American River College

American River College is a public community college granting certificates and associate degrees. Although the college serves people from a variety of geographical areas, it primarily serves the adult residents of the five-county Greater Sacramento region who are capable of benefiting from community...

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Health Professions in the News: 15 Calif. community colleges to offer bachelor degrees

USA Today (October 8, 2014)

Alyssa Banuelos, a nursing student at West Coast University in Orange County, Calif., knew she wanted to go into the medical field at a young age. “It’s just something that I felt like I needed to do,” she says. “To help people and assist in healing, that’s my calling.” Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: New State Law Allows Community Colleges To Offer Four-Year Degrees

California Healthline (December 16, 2014)

A new state law due to take effect Jan. 1, 2015, creates a pilot program under which 15 California community colleges can offer four-year degrees as long as they do not duplicate the fields of study offered by the University of California or California State Universities. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: 'Game changer': 4-year degrees from some California 2-year colleges

Los Angeles Times (December 21, 2014)

Steve Crawford recently graduated from the mortuary science program at Cypress College in Orange County. If he passes state tests, he could get a job in a coroner's office, which was once his dream job. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: California’s community colleges approve transfer path to historically black schools

Sacramento Bee (March 17, 2015)

California’s community college leaders signed agreements Tuesday that pave the way for students to transfer to nine historically black colleges, the first such arrangements with schools outside the state. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: California Expands Bachelor's Degree Programs at Community Colleges

U.S. News and World Report (May 27, 2015)

California added three new bachelor's degree programs to be offered at community colleges throughout the state. This raises the total number of four-year degree programs to be provided at the state's community colleges to 15. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: California's Community College 4-Year Degree Program May Expand

NBC San Diego (November 2, 2016)

More California community colleges may soon offer four-year degrees programs, even in highly competitive fields like nursing or electrical engineering. In September 2014, the state legislature made it possible for the community college system to award bachelor degrees. The move was aimed at providing...

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