Comprehensive Health Careers Opportunity Program-HCOP

University of California-San Francisco
Fresno, CA.
Type Basic Science Research, Clinical Research


The Health Careers Opportunity Program is a partnership between the University of California, San Francisco Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research and California State University Fresno (Fresno State) to provide support to disadvantaged Fresno State students committed to becoming competitive applicants to health professional schools.

HCOP Overview

Selected students engage in a structured program of academic enrichment and social support, preparing them for admission into health professional school. The ultimate goal is for these individuals to become healthcare professionals that will practice in the Central Valley, providing care to the medically underserved.


  1. Fresno State students
  2. Applicants must have a strong interest in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry or allied health.
  3. Applicants must be either educationally or economically disadvantaged.
  4. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  5. Applicants must submit a completed application which includes an official or unofficial transcript and financial documents (please see application for more details). Finalists will be selected for a personal interview.

More Information

HCOP Admissions
UCSF Fresno Latino Center
550 E. Shaw Ave. Ste. 210
Fresno, CA 93710-7702
(559) 241-7670